Una Piñata

We had a great idea for IMBD this year. Bird piñatas with free giveaways! We sat and talked about how we could make our event in Boulder a little more inviting for Latino families in the surrounding community. After talking about it some, we came to the conclusion that adding Read more…

On Our Way Up

Snowy Plovers are a sensitive species and are very close to being on the Endangered Species list. The Blanca Wetlands is the largest breeding site for Snowy Plovers in the state of Colorado. During the field season of 2011, hundreds of Snowy Plovers were counted at the Blanca Wetlands. Sadly, Read more…

Mist Netting

Mist netting is not only extremely important when trying to monitor avian wildlife population, but it is also a lot of fun! I was able to join Dr. Armstrong on a mist netting mini-training. According to an article I found online “Mist nets and mark/capture are absolutely necessary for the Read more…

From Plains to Forests

I had a long weekend that was filled with sunny days, warm weather and the Colorado outdoors. For those who have never visited Colorado, it’s a very unique and beautiful place, even more in Boulder County. It’s the place where the Great Plains of the central US meet the Rocky Read more…