Jasmine Finks has spent years rehabilitating injured osprey and educating people about the birds of prey. Finks was in Aspen last week as part of the Naturalist Nights speaker series and sat down with Elizabeth Stewart-Severy.
National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale started her career documenting war and conflict but has since shifted to covering wildlife and environmental issues. She has traveled to more than 90 countries and is in Aspen to share her photos and stories. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy talked with Vitale about her work.
July in Aspen is peak tourist season. As part of a monthly series on Roaring Fork wildlife, Elizabeth Stewart-Severy checked in on some visitors from the south who are in the middle of some critical work this summer. It’s time for migratory birds to stretch their wings.
After the American wolf population was decimated to levels nearing extinction, there have been significant efforts in recent decades to help restore populations of both red and grey wolves. A lecture Tuesday looks at the future for wolves in Western Colorado.
Pitkin County Open Space and Trails is making it official: protecting biodiversity is more important than recreation. A new policy focuses on preserving natural habitats, even if that means keeping some areas closed to humans.
Researcher Chris Filardi loves birds and he’s spent decades studying them in the Solomon Islands. Filardi is director of Pacific Programs at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies is hosting Dr. Thomas Lovejoy in a lecture this evening focusing on his 30 years of research as a conservation biologist. Lovejoy’s work has earned him the title, “godfather of biodiversity” and experts say his findings are key for understanding global warming.