Colorado Wildflowers Have Started To Bloom

Image by Stephen R. Jones of Townsendia Hookeria also known as the Easter Daisy with bee

On April’s Nature Almanac, Colorado native Easter Daisies bloom among the 60 million-year-old shale rock formations of Boulder’s Six Mile Fold. Steve Jones and Ruth Carol Cushman lead the hunt for these tiny and tenacious daisies.

lmage by Stephen R. Jones, of Clamshell fossils in Fort Hays limestone along the Six-Mile Fold
Image by Stephen R. Jones of Physaria, a rare flower that typically blooms late-April

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Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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