In 1982, a baby golden eagle crashed on the backside of Aspen Mountain. The eagle was rehabilitated at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, or ACES, where it has called home ever since. Recently, ACES held a celebration for its Golden Eagle and a number of other hunters of the sky. Turns out these birds are not only cool to look at, they’re indicators of changes in the environment. Aspen Public Radio’s Science Reporter Ellis Robinson has more.
Tourists weren’t the only visitors to Aspen on Friday. The resort town played host to a handful of wild predators.