Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
The uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore’s trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.
Hundreds of young people will be clearing weeds and planting trees from Hawaii to Vermont under a federal program that depends largely on private funding, the U.S. interior secretary said Thursday.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to make an announcement about youth jobs on federal public lands.
Colorado is getting $2.2 million in federal funds to pay for a new trail link in a Denver-area network, and to improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are visiting the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver.
The man who confessed to murdering his girlfriend’s teenage sister is also being charged with sexual assault.
A nine-mile (14.5-kilometer) do-it-yourself Wildlife Drive opens on Oct. 13, augmenting hiking trails and occasional bus and guided bike tours.
There are hundreds of spots in the state for viewing Colorado’s wide array of wildlife. Here are some CBS4 has featured in recent years on Colorado Getaways.
The Interior Department says it will work with Colorado on three water and land conservation projects as part of President Barack Obama’s “America’s Great Outdoors” initiative.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is home to the Colorado Rapids professional soccer team. It is the largest professional soccer stadium and complex in the United States. The sports complex has a total of 25 full-sized fields. The Rapids are in their 15th season as Colorado’s Major League Soccer franchise.