What is Colorado Gives Day? Coloradans are encouraged to join the statewide Colorado Gives Day movement by supporting their favorite causes online through ColoradoGives.org. Give Where You Live on Colorado Gives Day, December 6, 2022. Every online donation made on coloradogives.org during the giving period from November 1st to December 6th is boosted by the incentive fund. For example, if a nonprofit organization receives 10 percent of the total donations made up to Colorado Gives Day, that same nonprofit receives 10 percent of the $1 Million Incentive Fund….

As the colder weather approaches, birds of all shapes and sizes have to start adapting to the drop in temperature. Extra winter feathers, shivering, and roosting, among other adaptions, are just a few of the ways they are able to keep cozy throughout the winter months. Extra feathers In preparation for winter, many birds grow extra feathers as part of a late fall molt. These extra feathers provide birds with the perfect insulation to stay warm. Additionally, birds have a unique adaptation called the uropygial gland. This special…

Why don’t ducks get frostbite when swimming in cold waters during the winter? Have you ever looked out into a cold pond and noticed the ducks playing happily in the water and wondered “How are they not freezing to death?” Well, it’s all due to the circulation in their feet! Ducks in particular do not have a lot of body fat to protect themselves during the cold winter months. It is crucial for them to minimize heat loss as much as possible. They do this through a unique,…