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Restoring Our Urban Spaces

September 7, 2023 Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.

Last year we started working with the Colorado Golf Association at CommonGround Golf Course to help improve wildlife habitat on the course . After conducting a floristic inventory in 2022, we decided

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Restoring Colorado’s Front Range

December 16, 2022 Research & Conservation

Restoration is an integral part of land management and conservation. As natural disasters and human activity continue to impact biodiversity and wildlife habitat, it is becoming increasingly important

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Golf Course Conservation

August 25, 2022 Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.

Urban areas are increasingly becoming important as we look to conserve and restore wildlife and ecosystems. Our newest partner in better understanding the biodiversity in Denver and surrounding areas

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Research on the Range

July 23, 2020 Research & Conservation

First, I would like to introduce myself, as this is my first blog post for the Gardens! I am a graduate student getting my master’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado at


Make a Pond and They Will Come

September 19, 2018 Research & Conservation
Water can be a fickle friend to ephemeral streams that go dry for part of the year. Water levels can change dramatically over the course of only a couple days. But when the rains come and water levels

Supporting the National Seed Strategy

February 27, 2017 Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.
In mid-February 2017, about 300 scientists, land managers, restoration practitioners and seed production experts met in Washington, D.C. at the National Native Seed Conference. This event is held

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