I've got two pieces of good news: First, there are indeed fireflies in Colorado. Second, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science is gearing up for an entire exhibit centered around magic bioluminescence.
You asked, we investigated. There once may have been as many as 200,000 American elms in Denver. Today, there are just about 3,000 left.
For geeks today or in the future who want to look closely, our trash represents some hefty societal value.
There isn't much chance that deer or urban bunnies will make their way onto green roofs, as cool as that would be. But birds and bugs could.
Turns out, human impact has a lot to do with who's eating Colorado poo.
It represents yet more evidence on an idea that has been researched for more than 50 years. In fact, much of what we know about it began in Denver.
Did you geek out on the Thornton triceratops? Denver Museum of Nature and Science is accepting volunteers into its 2018 fossil prep program.
“They’re beautiful yes, but they’re also important," said Sarah Garrett, the Pavilion's in-house butterfly and moth biologist.
When a hive representing one of Colorado's 800+ bee species needs a little human intervention, the Colorado State Beekeepers Association is there to help.
LOOK: Manned flight to Mars, a much more accurate GPS and other glimpses of the future from Lockheed Martin
At Lockheed Martin's media day, we got to gawk at four areas of work that might help lead mankind into a Jetsons-like future. Here's what we saw.
"It would be, I would say, a monumental leap in our ability to forecast water supply if we had this kind of information," said one science team member.
In Rocky Mountain National Park’s high lakes, scientists find traces of Colorado’s Gold Rush and the Great Depression
Pollution from across the Front Range drifts up to Rocky Mountain. USGS field ecologist Jill Baron can see it in her long-running study of Loch Vale.
The Colorado Cannabis Career Summit and Product Showcase takes place Thursday in Denver.
LOOK: An archive of pressed flowers (and weeds) at the Denver Botanic Gardens reflects changing temperatures
Underneath the Denver Botanic Gardens' greenhouse, you'll find the herbarium, a massive library of pressed plants collected over the course of a century.
Ballot Issue 4B in Denver: What you need to know about the Science and Cultural Facilities District tax extension
Ballot Issue 4B is the one with the cute polar bear.