The winter issue of Images magazine is now available

Partnership Initiative Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In 2018, Parks & Open Space celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Partnership Initiative.

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How Seeds Get Around

Some of the most inventive strategies used by nature to enhance survival have evolved to ensure plant seeds are dispersed in ways that enhance their chances for germination.

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Back from the Brink - Close to the Edge

Here in Boulder County many of us thrill at the common sight of bald eagles and peregrine falcons. To have these species come back in numbers where you can see them on a regular basis is an amazing thing—these birds were on the brink of extinction!

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Pikas Squeek & Scurry on Rocky Slopes

Although pikas are cute and pint-sized, these furry critters are tough and well adapted to their rocky alpine habitat. They thrive in cold, snowy and windy places at elevations higher than trees can grow.

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100 Years Ago: The 1918 Flue Pandemic

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the deadly influenza pandemic. This influenza virus infected over 500 million people worldwide, killing between 50 and 100 million.

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From the Archives: In the Words of Carolyn Holmberg

Read an excerpt from a guest editorial Carolyn Holmberg, former Parks & Open Space Director, wrote for the Longmont Times-Call in 1985.

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