A $2.7 million grant, announced by Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) on Dec. 8, will fund outdoor education and recreation programming for 37,000 youth and 13 organizations serving them.
Eirina, an eight-year-old female Sumatran orangutan arrived from Germany’s Zoo Dortmund in September and has made her home in the Denver Zoo’s Primate Panorama.
Middle school students fill the seats of what could be an ordinary school bus — but as it starts up, the darkened windows become a continuous video screen with images of the Mars landscape passing by.
Westerly Creek is both a beautiful open space amenity for NE Denver, it’s a functional flood control channel.
“It was an incredible experience,” said recent DSST graduate and Stapleton resident Nathan Lepore after returning from his recent trip to Rwanda. “It made me feel like a part of the global community.”
When it was an airport, Stapleton hosted a three-pronged National Weather Service (NWS) office: an upper atmosphere weather balloon program; a weather forecasting office; and weather observations related to the airport.
The new MaxFlight simulator at Wings Over the Rockies gives visitors their own wings.
The cute and charismatic black-footed ferrets are now at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge after a long journey to restore the population that was near extinction.
Lightning may seem supernatural and be entertaining to watch, but it is no laughing matter and should be taken seriously, especially by those who choose to hike Colorado’s highest peaks.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees gather every year at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in northeast Denver for the Bison Roundup, a major event to manage the bison population.