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Niwot Photo Gallery

Niwot Photo Gallery

Niwot Ridge with Kiowa Peak in the background, photo credit: Bill Bowman

See pictures of the amazing plants, animals, and landscapes or research and education outreach activities happening at Niwot Ridge LTER.

Niwot Ridge Landscapes

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  • Sunrise in the Indian Peaks Wilderness
    Sunrise in the Indian Peaks Wilderness
  • Cloud glow above Arapaho, Albion, Kiowa, and Navajo Peaks
    Cloud glow above Arapaho, Albion, Kiowa, and Navajo Peaks
  • Kiowa and Navajo Peaks (13,276 and 13,409 ft) dominate the skyline above a pool on Niwot Ridge
    Kiowa and Navajo Peaks (13,276 and 13,409 ft) dominate the skyline above a pool on Niwot Ridge
  • Indian Peaks, with (r to l) Navajo, Apache, Shoshoni, and Pawnee
    Indian Peaks, with (r to l) Navajo, Apache, Shoshoni, and Pawnee
  • Continental Divide and upper Green Lakes Valley
    Continental Divide and upper Green Lakes Valley

Niwot Ridge Animals

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  • Moose
    Moose
  • Moose
    Moose
  • Yellow bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
    Yellow bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
  • Elk
    Elk
  • Elk
    Elk
  • Pika (Ochotona princeps) is a year-round resident of high elevation talus slopes throughout North America
    Pika (Ochotona princeps) is a year-round resident of high elevation talus slopes throughout North America

Niwot Ridge Flora

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  • Alpine avens (Geum rossii)
    Alpine avens (Geum rossii)
  • Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea)
    Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea)
  • Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum)
    Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum)
  • Alpine forget-me-not (Eritrichium nanum)
    Alpine forget-me-not (Eritrichium nanum)
  • Old man of the mountain (Tetraneuris grandiflora)
    Old man of the mountain (Tetraneuris grandiflora)
  • Alpine clover (Trifolium dasyphyllum)
    Alpine clover (Trifolium dasyphyllum)

Outreach Students on the Tundra

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  • Watching for pikas
    Watching for pikas
  • Cable Gate
    Cable Gate
  • Child journal
    Child journal
  • Class 2000
    Class 2000
  • Clint and students
    Clint and students
  • Clint identifying conifers
    Clint identifying conifers
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