Outdoors

The black bear feeding frenzy begins

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 […]

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August 21 Solar Eclipse

Surely you’ve heard about it by now, even if you’re not an astronomer. Northern Colorado is not quite in the path of the full eclipse. Fort Collins will see a magnitude of .96 at 11:46am […]

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Bison at Soapstone: 33 and thriving

By Gary Raham When I set up the spotting scope this year at the south parking lot in preparation for another talk about the wild bison herd at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area in northeastern Larimer […]

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Area reservoirs – community input needed

Reclamation Invites Public Comment on RMP/EA for Horsetooth, Carter Lake, Pinewood, Flatiron Reservoirs LOVELAND, Colo. — The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, along with Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, is seeking […]