“Bison are an important part of plains ecology,” says Dave Lucas, manager at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge—and the public has great opportunities to visit the wildlife refuge and see these huge animals. The 15,000-acre refuge is also home to the world’s only indoor/outdoor black-footed ferret exhibit, enabling visitors to see the endangered species that now helps control the prairie dog population at the refuge.
What is the best design for a livable home powered entirely by the sun that can be transported anywhere in the world and assembled in just a few days? This is the design challenge of the Solar Decathlon, the brainchild of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
A temporary village of full-sized, solar-powered houses will open for public viewing from Oct. 5 to Oct. 15 next to the 61st and Peña A Line station (but not open every day so check the schedule).
At The Urban Farm’s (TUF) annual Farm Fest, Sam Gary librarian Lily Rose Kosmicki reads a story as a goat tries to eat the sign.
The Solar Decathlon is a competition among 15 university-based teams to build a full-sized solar-powered house that blends design excellence and smart energy production with overall innovation, market potential, energy efficiency and water efficiency.
Twenty-one life-sized dinosaurs, most of which move and make sounds, will be residing at the Denver Zoo until October 31.
The Front Porch visited the zoo as the last of the twenty-one life-sized animatronic dinosaurs were being installed. They will be on display at the zoo from July 1 to October 31.
Scientific thinking is relevant, helpful, and something that we all can do.