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CU Research Finds Climate Change Affects Small Mammals

July 2, 2021

Small mountain mammals like marmots and ground squirrels are experiencing the effects of rapid climate change.

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10 Plants and Animals to Spot on Campus

Jan. 21, 2021

From the occasional curious bear to the pollinator-friendly lavender, here are 10 plants and animals that you can find around campus.

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The Cryptid Keeper

Nov. 11, 2019

by Lija Fisher (Thtr'97) (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 320 pages; 2019) Buy the Book Life has gotten complicated for thirteen-year-old Clivo Wren. After taking up his deceased father’s mission to find the extraordinary creature whose blood grants everlasting life, Clivo is spending his summer not at camp or hanging out...

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Goat Yoga at CU

It was springtime, and CU students were showing off their downwardfacing dogs for a group of four-legged friends.

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Editor's Note — Summer 2018

June 1, 2018

In Boulder this spring there was fresh talk of bears: Observers noted their curiosity about life east of Broadway, prompting questions about how to ensure harmony among their species and ours. Perhaps, some say, bear-safe trash cans, required west of Broadway, would be wise east of it, too. As far...

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Life in Colorado's Freshwater

March 1, 2018

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is home to nearly 5 million objects and specimens.

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Mongrels

By Stephen Graham Jones

Hawk in Boulder

Animal Control

March 1, 2016

CU-Boulder attracts all kinds of visitors

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Buffalo Rancher

Sept. 1, 2015

Hunted nearly to extinction by the time the University of Colorado was founded, the American buffalo owes its rebound mainly to private ranchers.

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Filmmaker Melinda MacInnis

June 1, 2015

It was from a jeep on a 2008 game drive in Swaziland that Melinda MacInnis (MCreatWrit’97) saw her first wild rhinoceroses, a mother and calf.

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