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‘Tis The Season for Honey Bees At Work!

May 18th, 2024

Sometimes the pictures speak for themselves. Words are superfluous! Educationally, discussing pollen, pollinators, honey bees, and more, while important and interesting, are perhaps less important than the visual images alone. I see these bee pics as falling in that category. Honey bees are essential pollinators, playing a critical role in the ecosystem and agriculture. These industrious insects transfer pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma, facilitating plant reproduction. This process is vital for the production of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Approximately 75% of the... Read More

Top 5 Beautiful Waterfall Hikes for Boulderites to do this Summer!

July 12th, 2023

While the saying “it’s about the journey, not the destination” is definitely a good one to take to heart, it’s not always 100% true; especially when the destination is a waterfall. We’ve found five waterfall hikes near Boulder that will really make you excited about the destination. 5. Alberta Falls Located in Rocky Mountain National Park, these falls are some of the easiest to reach at the end of a gently rolling 1.7-mile roundtrip loop. Take the kids for a picnic by these scenic falls, dip your feet in the snowmelt, and snap a selfie with the cascading water in the background. 4. Bridal... Read More

Colorado’s 4 Unforgettable Trips to See the Fall Foliage

October 9th, 2022

October is upon us and change is in the air. It is officially fall in Colorful Colorado and once the aspens start to transform, we have a short window to get up to the mountains to experience the beauty of the season and see layers of aspens covered in shades of green, gold, orange and red. Here’s our list of Four Unforgettable Fall Foliage road trips you can make to check out the golden views and some of our favorite Colorado mountain towns, whether you only have time for a quick day trip, or you are lucky enough to enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway. The best times for viewing the changing leaves... Read More