Native chokecherries are super astringent to our taste, but the prolific berries are a mainstay for black bears, which in mid-August begin “hyperphagia,” a feeding frenzy to bulk up for hibernation. The bears now spend […]
by Friends of Lory State Park On August 21, Lory State Park in Bellvue will celebrate the first total solar eclipse across the United States in 28 years by hosting some fun activities to expand the […]
“I have more fun than the law should allow!” laughs Liza Verschoor, creator and host of the “Poudre Valley Barn Dance” program on KRFC FM 88.9, a non-profit community station powered by volunteers. Every week, […]
In late summer, flowering stems—“roosters”—rise above their flock of hens-and-chicks (Sempervivum), a tough, cold-hardy succulent that’s nice for nestling among rocks. The rooster plant dies after blooming, but chicks quickly fill in the bare space.
A break for low-income households, a boon for non-profits such as schools, fire stations, and others, and an opportunity for volunteers to get job training and hands-on experience in solar installation skills—the Coyote Ridge Community […]
In just a few weeks—on September 3, 2017, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.—this hayfield will be bustling with the family-friendly Mountain Festival, a popular annual fundraiser of the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department. Great food, music, plant […]
You’ve seen the videos and the posts on Facebook: Someone holding a small container of sugar water and swarmed by hummingbirds buzzing around, even sitting on their fingers. Must be magic! Nope. It’s simple. If […]
“I had just brought my first five yaks home,” says Terry Clingan of the Buckhorn Canyon in rural Bellvue. “A very exciting day…until the horse suddenly galloped across the pasture to check out the new […]