Colorado Photo of the Month

Check back each month to see our favorite nature photos from Colorado!

MAY 2018

A tarantula crawls across the rocks at JE Canyon in Southeast, CO.

APRIL 2018

Kids helping with field work on Earth Day at Carpenter Ranch in Northwest, Colorado.

MARCH 2018

Cacti starting to bloom at the JE Canyon Ranch.

February 2018

Snow drawings on Carpenter Ranch.

January 2018

Great horned owls

December 2017

Cattle in the snow at Trampe Ranch in the Gunnison Valley.

November 2017

Fall at Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley, CO.

October 2017


September 2017

Bighorn sheep.

August 2017


July 2017

Visitors explore and play at the Great Sand Dunes National Park

June 2017

Floating down the Dolores River in Southwestern Colorado

May 2017

Spring is in the air: baby bison and wildflowers arrive at the Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley, CO.

APRIL 2017: Sandhill cranes take off and fly across the San Luis Valley, CO.

MARCH 2017: Wildflowers blooming near Telluride.

FEBRUARY 2017: San Luis Valley, CO

JANUARY 2017: Sage thrasher.

DECEMBER 2016: Bison brave the winter weather at Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley, CO.

NOVEMBER 2016: South Fork Preserve

OCTOBER 2016: Colorado in the Fall.

SEPTEMBER 2016: A pair of pronghorns pause while grazing the Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado.

AUGUST 2016: Rafting the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument

JULY 2016: Virginia warbler

JUNE 2016: Wildflowers in bloom at Aiken Canyon Preserve.

MAY 2016: Spring streams run through the Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley, CO.

APRIL 2016: Sandhill Cranes take off and fly across the San Luis Valley at sunset.

MARCH 2016: Viewing the sunrise at Phantom Canyon Preserve in Northeast Colorado.

FEBRUARY 2016: Winter at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

JANUARY 2015: Snowshoe hare.

DECEMBER 2015: Bullocks oriole.

NOVEMBER 2015: Elk herd takes in the beautiful fall colors.

OCTOBER 2015: Fall colors at an historic homestead in Golden Gate State Park

SEPTEMBER 2015: Big horn sheep in rocky Mountain national park. © Audrey Wolk/TNC

JULY 2015: Colorado wildflowers. © Audrey Wolk/TNC

JUNE 2015: JE Canyon. © TNC

MAY 2015: American avocet. © Bill Schmokers

APRIL 2015: Yellow Wasp at Phantom Canyon. © Gustavo Lozada

MARCH 2015: A view of the sand dunes and Sangre de Cristo mountains at sunset in the Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado USA. © Nick Hall

FEBRUARY 2015: A storm rolling into the beautiful San Miguel Canyon. © Kim Baker. Learn more about our preservation and restoration of this iconic river. 

JANUARY 2015: Dallas Divide, a high mountain pass in Colorado. © Mark Skalny


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