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Kew Plant Conservation Conference

For more information about Defenders of Wildlife, visit their website at http://www. defenders. org. So if you'd like to help support the worthy cause of wildlife conservation but feel you just can't afford it, take a few minutes out of your day and click to donate, sign a petition, or link to sites dedicated to wildlife conservation. It only costs a few moments of your time, but can help more than you realize. Winter in Colorado is a study in extremes. One day it's minus 7 degrees with blowing snow. Two days later it's 50 degrees and sunny. Coloradans '" and local wildlife '" seem to be used to this and take the crazy weather swings in stride. Despite the cold, winter is a great time to photograph wildlife. Snow on the ground makes it easier to spot animal tracks.

Animal Games

This is one of the few overwintering areas in the state for the horned grebe. Hamilton Reservoir is located north of Fort Collins, off Exit 288. Go west on Buckeye Road and drive two miles to entrance to Rawhide Power Plant. Visitors may view from the power plant parking lot and from the viewing area on the south shore. ' Walden, Colorado area: There's no better place to find moose in Colorado than Jackson County, the self-proclaimed "Moose Capital of Colorado. " This is where moose were reintroduced to Colorado in the 1970s.