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Fire Danger: Putting this year in perspective

Smokey the Bear high fire danger

There’s no doubt that fire danger in the Roaring Fork Valley is high. Today the US Forest Service along with Pitkin and Eagle counties put a fire ban in place. And by now we’ve all seen a Smokey the Bear sign with the words “Very High” or “Extreme” but how serious is the danger? The news isn’t good.


Fire Danger: Putting this year in perspective

Smokey the Bear high fire danger

There’s no doubt that fire danger in the Roaring Fork Valley is high. Today the US Forest Service along with Pitkin and Eagle counties put a fire ban in place. And by now we’ve all seen a Smokey the Bear sign with the words “Very High” or “Extreme” but how serious is the danger? The news isn’t good.


North Star Birding Series Species List | June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018, 6:30AM - 9:30AM
Weather: Light cloud cover
Location: North Star Nature Preserve


Morning Birding Species List | June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 6:30AM - 9:30AM
Weather: Sunny
Location: Rock Bottom Ranch (RBR) and Buckhorn Trail


Morning Birding Species List | June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 6:30AM - 9:30AM
Weather: Sunny
Location: Hallam Lake and private residence east of North Star Nature Preserve


North Star Birding Series Species List | June 7, 2018

Tuesday, June 7, 2018, 7AM - 9AM
Location: North Star Nature Preserve and James Smith Open Space


Morning Birding Species List | June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 6:30AM - 9:30AM
Weather: Sunny
Location: Hallam Lake and Herron Park


Birding By Habitat Series Species List | May 24, 2018

Tuesday, May 24, 2018, 7AM - 2PM
Weather: Sunny
Location: Rock Bottom Ranch, USFS parcel near Crown Mountain Park, Crawford Ranch (Blue Ponds), and Spring Park Reservoir.