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Snowy Owls and Colorado Ecology

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Snowy Owls and Colorado Ecology

If you’re a bird enthusiast, you’re probably giddy with excitement due to the many recent sightings of  snowy owls in the lower 48.  Thousands of snow-white birds, which stand two feet tall with five-foot wingspans have been spotted from coast to coast and they are a spectacular sight to see.

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The Art & Science of Plant & Fungi Herbarium Collections

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The Art & Science of Plant & Fungi Herbarium Collections

After several months of bare tree branches, I am ready for the arrival of spring and with it returning to Colorado’s flower filled natural areas. The gardeners I know spend these short days and long cold nights perusing seed and plant catalogs to gear up for the next season. In lieu of shiny catalogs, botanists, like myself, and mycologists work with specimens (mycologists study organisms in the kingdom Fungi). Specimens are...

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Urban Beekeeping

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Urban Beekeeping

Urban beekeeping has been all the buzz, lately.  And for as many people that keep bees, there are that many reasons WHY people keep bees. One of the most important reasons to keep bees is for pollination.  Bee pollination is needed for the production of an estimated one-third of the food crops grown in developed countries. When it comes to fruit, the number of bees visiting a plant affects the size,...

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Chai Tea

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Chai Tea

What is all the hoopla about Chai?  Why does my Chai taste different depending on where I get it?  Well, let me deconstruct the mysteries of Chai. First of all, the literal translation for "Chai" is "tea".  What we in the US call Chai, is actually Masala Chai Latte, Spiced Tea with Milk. Chai’s history is over 5,000 years old originating in Siam and India.  There are many different recipes for Chai. ...

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