Sandhill Crane Migration

Last March, my mother and I drove to Monte Vista, Colorado. This small and old agricultural community and town is near the town of Alamosa and not far from the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The reason we were there was to see some of the annual migration of the Sandhill cranes. These…

The Wild in the City

I’ve taken several trips recently to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. It’s on the northeastern edge of Denver with a view of downtown against the Rocky Mountain skyline. The grasslands of this refuge stretch all the way out to the Denver International Airport. And they support a large amount of wildlife. The largest…