Books/Publications and Presentations

Our director, Scott Rashid gives presentations on a variety of subjects. Contact Scott Here if interested in having him at your function.

Scott has a number of presentations coming up this fall. The dates and locations are below.

September 21st Majestic View Nature Center Arvada 12:00 p.m.

September 24th Estes Park Community Center 6:00 p.m.

September 26th Loveland Senior Center 2:00 p.m.

October 22nd Loveland Grimm Brother’s Brewhouse 6:00 p.m.

October 23rd Loveland Chilson Center 2:00 p.m.


Below are the published works by CARRI members.


Small Mountain OWls

This is our Director Scott Rashid’s first book. It details the natural History of the Northern Pygmy-Owl. Northern Saw-whet Owl, Flammulated Owl and the Boreal Owl.


The Great Horned Owl and in-depth study

The Great Horned Owl is the second book by our director. It details the life of this magnificent avian predator.


Northern Goshawk The Gray Ghost

This book details the life of this deep woods hunter

Other Publications:

Rashid, S. 2018. Safeguarding Boulders Barn Owls Bigger (nest boxes) is Better. Birder's guide to Conservation and Community. ABA Journal. pp.7.

Rashid, S. 2017. Exchanging an Active Barn Owl Nest Box. Colorado Birds. The Colorado Field Ornithologists Quarterly. Vol. 51. No. 3 pp. 174-178.

Rashid, S. 2017. Northern Saw-whet Owls in and around Rocky Mountain National Park.  Bluebird Journal of the Bluebird Soc. Spring. 2017. pp. 18-20.

Rashid, S. 2017. Barn Owls nesting in nest boxes in Boulder County. Colorado Birds. Winter 2017. Vol 51.No.1. pp. 45-50.

Rashid, S. 2017. Northern Pygmy-Owl, The Forest Gnome. Bird Watchers Digest. Vol. 39. No. 3. January/February. 2017. pp. 38-41.

Rashid, S. 2016. Status of the Boreal Owl. CFO Journal. Vol. 50 No. 2. Spring 2016. pp. 83-87.

Rashid, S. and D. Sherill. 2016. Fall Trapping and Banding Northern Saw-whet Owls in RMNP. CFO Journal. Winter 2016. pp. 283-288.

Rashid, S 2015. Northern Goshawk, The Ghost Of The Forest. Colorado Outdoors. January/February 2015. pp. 32-33.

Rashid, S 2014. Northern Pygmy-Owl, The Forest Gnome. Colorado Outdoors. March/April 2014. pp. 30-32.

Rashid, S. 2005. Small Owls of Rocky Mountain National Park. Colorado Birds. The Colorado Field Ornithologists Quarterly. pp. 17-23.

Rashid, S. 1999. Northern Pygmy Owls in Rocky Mountain National Park. C.F.O. Journal. 33: 94-101.

Rashid, S. 1999.  The Forest Gnome. Rocky Mountain Nature Association Quarterly. pp. 4-5-13.