Jeffco open-space closures help people learn how to protect wildlife

BY Christy Steadman

A hiker and her dog are walking along Rim Rock Trail in North Table Mountain Park. Along the way, the dog barks. She looks up to see an eagle fly overhead. A beautiful sight for the hiker, but little does she know that perhaps the eagle — spooked by the barking — fled its nest.

The hiker did not purposefully want to cause harm, but did so inadvertently, park officials say…  Read more…