White-Nose Syndrome, a disease famous for killing millions of bats in the Eastern United States, has not yet made its way to Colorado – something wildlife managers are happy about. It's still an issue of concern, though, and at the U.S. Geological Survey's Fort Collins Science Center, a researcher has helped make a breakthrough in scientists' understanding of the deadly fungus.
When the High Park Fire ripped through Northern Colorado more than two years ago, it changed the area’s landscape and community forever. A Fort Collins museum is developing a new interactive museum exhibit looking at those changes.
Conventional wisdom holds that the crude oil price drop is great news for consumers and terrible for oil companies. But not all oil companies -- or oil fields -- are created equal. When oil prices drop, size and location matter.
Emerald Oil, a small Denver-based oil and gas company that only operates in the Bakken shale of North Dakota, has about 50 wells. That's miniscule compared to giant oil companies. Small operations like Emerald are likely to feel the impact of dropping oil prices first.
Five waterways, including the Little Thompson (pictured above during the flood in 2013) are included in the comprehensive plan that is meant to help rebuilding efforts by identifying actions for stream restoration and flood risk management.
Credit Kerry Grimes / used with permission
It's been almost a year and a half since Boulder County was deluged by rain, causing creeks to swell, and, in some cases, create new channels. Now the county is focusing on long term stabilization of those waterways.