Go Batty for the Yampa Valley! [Photo Tour] YVLT e-Newsletter

Click the image below to view YVLT’s Halloween e-newsletter:  a “batty” behind-the-scenes photo tour at YVLT’s Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve.

Researchers Return to RRNP for Bats & Brats [Photo Tour]

A team of biologists with the Colorado Natural Heritage Program of Colorado State University recently returned to YVLT’s Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve for the third consecutive year to study the large maternal bat colony residing in the historic Main House. Led by Rob Schorr and Jeremy Siemers, the researchers joined YVLT at the Rehder compound […]

YVLT Helps Eagles – and Bats – Soar!

Eagle Scout Ian Savage and RRNP Caretaker Ryan Gelling showcase the luxurious new bat accommodations. Seventeen-year old Eagle Scout Ian Savage stopped by the YVLT office this week to present us with his latest project, which he appropriately titled “Batman’s House.” In search of a meaningful service project for the Eagle Scouts, Ian reached out […]

Bat Updates from the Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve

  Colorado Biologists Concerned by Latest Spread of Fungal Disease in Bats By Scott Franz, Steamboat Pilot & Today (April 5, 2016) Steamboat Springs — Biologists in Colorado are on high alert after a deadly fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the Eastern United States suddenly jumped 1,300 miles and killed a […]

“The Wonder of Bats”

The wonder of bats: evolution, ecology, and conservation in the Yampa Valley Content courtesy of Bud Werner Memorial Library Hear from conservation biologist Rob Schorr about little brown bats and the work Colorado Natural Heritage Program is doing at Yampa Valley Land Trust’s historic Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve and The Nature Conservancy’s historic Carpenter Ranch […]