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Great Horned Owls are Very Interesting

Did you know that the “ears” on a Great Horned Owl are not ears at all?  They are tufts of feathers call “plumicorns.”  These feather tufts help them blend in with their surroundings. The Owl’s ears are actually on the sides of their heads…

Kids Need to Get Outside!

There is so much to see outside!  Not only is being outside and away from the screens a good break, but it’s educational, too! A walk in a park is refreshing, and such a great opportunity for kids to learn about birds and other…

New CPW “Livin’ the Wildlife – Bald Eagles” Video

Colorado Parks & Wildlife has released a new educational video called “Livin’ the Wildlife – Bald Eagles” that was filmed at Barr Lake State Park.  This is the incredible success story of a beautiful raptor that was placed on the endangered species list in…

48 Eagles Counted on March 9th

One of our friends, Bill Hutchinson, counted 48 Eagles on March 9th at Barr Lake State Park.  He took this beautiful photo at the Archery Range in the Park.

Don’t Miss Raptor Run 5K – April 13

Yes, it’s the 7th Annual Raptor Run 5K.  If you want to join in the fun, you can run, walk, hop, or crawl to the finish line. This race is a certified 5K course that winds through the beauty of Barr Lake State Park. …

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