Farm and Water Tour

Boulder County Parks and Open Space announces the 2015 Farm and Water Tour Series.  Now in its sixth year, this award-winning program will include three Farm Tours and a Water Tour.

The Water Tour will take place on Saturday, June 13, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The all-day water tour gives an on-the-ground view of Boulder County’s water resources, including its roles in producing local food and providing water to rural

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Free Tree Giveaway

In the wake of the non-native pest emerald ash borer being detected in the City of Boulder last fall, CSU Extension and Boulder County are teaming up to offer Boulder County property owners a free replacement tree seedling for an ash tree on their property. The seedling give away will take place Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or while supplies last), at Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s Office (1750 33rd Street, Boulder) and at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (9595 Nelson Road, Longmont).

Four varieties of trees will be available for pickup. Field experts will be on hand to assist property owners in their decision on which of the four varieties of seedlings would be best on their property and to answer questions about emerald ash

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Seed Success!

By Garima Fairfax
The Ecology Board is pleased with the success of its recent community movie “Open Sesame – The Story Of Seeds.” Approximately forty interested residents showed up for the documentary shown at the Lyons Farmette last Friday evening. Steve Simms, Chairman of the Ecology Board

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Bird Banding Soars Into Audubon Nature Center

In the month of May, visitors to the Audubon Nature Center (located at 11280 South Waterton Road) have the unique opportunity to watch research in action while seeing warblers, sparrows, woodpeckers, thrushes, and other songbirds at Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory’s bird banding station. 

“The bird banding station is unlike any other encounter with wildlife that I have experienced in my career” according to Community Outreach Coordinator, Kate Hogan. “To have this unique and personal encounter with wild song birds is an

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Foul Warning For Fowl Owners

The Colorado State University Extension Program has received the following information from the State Veterinarian’s Office. As stated below, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has not been found in Colorado, however, they do want poultry owners to be more careful with

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