CFO News

CFO 2024 Landowner Appreciation Award

June 14, 2024

It’s truly difficult to express how hospitable the Phillips family has been to the birding community, as well as how greatly they’re appreciated for their sustainable grazing practices by the larger ranching community.

CFO 2024 Directors’ Award

June 13, 2024

In responding to the challenge posed by the pandemic, Nick led CFO through a series of bold new programs.

CFO 2024 Land Steward Appreciation Award

June 13, 2024

Using novel “regenerative grazing” practices that simulate the historical movements of American Bison across the land, stomping on weeds and fertilizing native grasses, the May Ranch is cultivating the original prairie ecology of the West.

Abstracts being accepted for the 2024 CFO Convention Science Session

February 11, 2024

CFO invites abstracts for presentations to be given during the science session on Saturday, May 4, 2024. Deadline Feb. 28th.

Pinyon Jay Community Science Project – Volunteer Profiles

January 3, 2024

We’ve seen a remarkable growth in participation in the Pinyon Jay Community Science Project. We would like to introduce you to two people who have participated in this project here in Colorado.

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Barr Lake Vegetation Removal Update

November 28, 2023

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies provides the following update on the vegetation removal along the shores of Barr Lake that started in fall 2023.

Colorado State Wildlife Areas – Usage and Changes

October 26, 2023

In August 2023, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commissioners approved modifications that include changes that impact access to State Wildlife Areas (SWA) . With the changes to the SWAs, questions have arisen about purpose, usage and what has changed.

Group photo of 12 birders on a green high alpine slope. All have binoculars around their necks.

The Importance of Your Donations

October 21, 2023

Your donations helped Colorado Field Ornithologists make an impact for birds and birders in multiple ways throughout the state in 2023.

Changes Coming Soon to Chico Basin Ranch

September 6, 2023

Changes for access to Chico Basin Ranch for birders.