Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Sheila Weckman of Loveland took this photo on Sept. 5.

Top Spots To View Wildlife Near Denver

One of the best parts of summer is spending time in the great outdoors and one of the perks of being outdoors is wildlife viewing. Stop by one of our state parks or national parks and check out the local fauna, or take advantage of a wild animal sanctuary to see more exotic wildlife. There is still plenty of time this summer in which to take a hike and look and animals. Bring the family or spend some time alone in these wildlife viewing areas.

07/04/2015

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Prescribed Burns Postponed At Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge

The first in a series of prescribed burns planned at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in the northeast Denver area was postponed on Tuesday.

03/24/2015

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Nature Park Planned For Urban Denver Neighborhood

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.

06/01/2014

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Private Money Boosts Federal Public Land Program

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.

05/22/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sally Jewell To Visit Colorado Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to make an announcement about youth jobs on federal public lands.

05/22/2014

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Colorado Getting More Than $2M To Pay For Trails, Shuttles

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.

02/18/2013

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Salazar, LaHood To Make Colorado Trails Announcement

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are visiting the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver.

02/18/2013

Ezequiel Padilla-Villalobos (cjredit: Adams County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Also Charged With Sexual Assault

The man who confessed to murdering his girlfriend’s teenage sister is also being charged with sexual assault.

12/28/2012

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

New Wildlife Drive At Former Colorado Superfund Site

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.

10/10/2012

Bighorn Sheep (credit: Dennis Claveau)

Top Spots For Wildlife Viewing In Colorado

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.

11/15/2011

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