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We’re the house guests

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “When we visit a national park or wilderness, we need to remember we are visiting someone else’s home.  If some strange creature came into your home, tried to touch you or give you strange food, what would you think?  What would your mother think?  What would…

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Mountain Lion sighting

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It started out as just an ordinary commute, one of many he had done over the years.  Yet as he pulled out onto Boulder Canyon Road, something startlingly different happened.  Out of the corner, Bryon sees something moving on the right hand side of the road….

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Wilderness Trail Patrol

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “She looks like she’s in charge — let’s ask her!” I immediately feel I am on the spot.  I am out on my first solo “wilderness patrol” as a volunteer with the US Forest Service and Indian Peaks Alliance.  Wanting to make sure this first hike…

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Mrs. Owl

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Down the trail we went, dogs happily wagging their tails as they bounded down the trail, darting in and out between the pines.  Water washed over the trail, a product of the melting snow.  It’s a familiar walk for us, as the North Boulder Creek Trail…

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