# Colorado wildlife
Booming Colorado building wildlife crossings
A new animal crossing spans U.S. 160 near Chimney Rock.Colorado Department of Transportation. (Denver, Colo.) Colorado’s boom has led to more wildlife than ever being run down by motorists on Centennial State highways. Now the state is building wildlife crossings over busy highways so the animals can migrate and move about safely.
7 Colorado nonprofits to consider supporting for Earth Day
A view of wildflowers from an open space in Douglas County.Douglas Land Conservancy. (Douglas County, Colo.) Colorado is known for its diverse ecosystems, from the plains to the foothills, and several nonprofits work to preserve the state's beauty.
Hummingbirds arrive in Colorado
A Broad-tailed Hummingbird sipping nectar from wildflowers in Parker.Ron Beller. (Douglas County, Colo.) Hummingbirds are beginning to arrive in Douglas County, and now is the time to prepare for their arrival. Consider setting out a hummingbird feeder and downloading the bird tracking app by The Audubon Society.