Category: Wildlife

Sensory Garden

Working on The Sensory Garden

Friends of Barr Lake and the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies are working jointly to build a sensory garden in the grove just west of the Old Stone House at Barr Lake State Park. The funds for the sensory garden were provided through a Legacy Grant awarded to us by City of Brighton.

Visiting Barr Lake in the Winter

Don’t let Winter weather keep you from enjoying the wonders of Barr Lake State Park!

Christmas Time at Barr Lake

It’s a Winter Wonderland!

Everything is Beautiful!

As Spring roars in like a lion with blizzards (the weather people call them bomb cyclones), more and more birds are beginning to migrate through Colorado.  Ice has melted from the lakes, and waterfowl are returning–some on their way to other locations, and some… Continue Reading “Everything is Beautiful!”

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… Continue Reading “Great Horned Owls are Very Interesting”

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