Friends of Barr Lake is working hard to help make Barr Lake State Park a gold standard park! By receiving this highest standard of recognition, Gold Standard Sites become exemplary models, encouraging other public lands to ensure that Leave No Trace education is part of everyone’s experience when spending time outdoors.
As the sun was setting, a juvenile Bald Eagle was eating something in a tree across the meadow. Before long, a mature Eagle came to make a challenge. It circled the tree and then landed at the top. Next came a couple of good… Continue Reading “Bald Eagle Intimidation”
Did you know that the Double-crested Cormorant can dive to depths of 60 feet below the water surface, and stay under water for as long as 70 seconds?
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”
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… Continue Reading “New CPW “Livin’ the Wildlife – Bald Eagles” Video”