GVM Ecology Blog

What’s happening on the Mountain

Life unfolds in Glacier View Meadows.


  • Demonstration Garden in October.

    The Demonstration Garden is preparing to rest for the winter.

  • The Blog is Back.

    Somewhere in the past the Blog for GVM Ecology was converted to a static website. If you look closely, you’ll see the most recent blog post was in 2017.It’s not that the Ecology Team hasn’t existed since then. It’s a reflection of what happens with web maintenance in a volunteer organization with evolving membership. Useful … Continue reading The Blog is Back.

  • Update on Collecting Rainwater in GVM

    House Bill 16-1005, effective August 10, 2016, allows precipitation to be collected from the rooftop of certain residential properties. GVM residences that are a single family house on an exempt household-use only well can use rain barrels as allowed under HB16-1005. There is a limit of two rain barrels with a combined storage capacity not … Continue reading Update on Collecting Rainwater in GVM

  • GVM Natural History Report Online

    In October 2012 Jim Erdman submitted a 26-page report http://mummyrangeinstitute.org/glacier-view-natural-history.pdf  to the Mummy Range Institute which has featured it on their website.  It is a “must read” for those of us who love the ecology, geology and beauty of GVM. Thank you Jim for your lucid writing and beautiful photos! For more information on the important work … Continue reading GVM Natural History Report Online

  • Rest of GVM Evacuated

    I just received an email from Larimer County that ALL remaining residents of Glacier View Meadows must evacuate. This includes Gates 1-8, including roads north of hwy 74E. Due to increased winds causing several spot fires,  612 notifications were sent out at 3:15pm. Please be safe everyone.