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All About Elk

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Glancing out the window in the waning hours of light, a blur of movement caught my eye.  And there she was , standing in the new fallen snow.  The female Rocky Mountain Elk stood next to the lodgepole pine, pausing for just a moment before she…

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Critter Cams

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Working as a Park Ranger with the National Park Service, I would frequently get asked the following question: “What’s the best time of the day to see wildlife?” In the mountains, my answer frequently disappointed. “Honestly, most of our wildlife are most active at night.” In…

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All About Moose

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I clipped the leashes on the dogs and sleepily took them out for do their business at 7 a.m.  Shawnee instantly fixated on the forest below, intently staring.  Soon, I realized that yes indeed, the moose had returned and were bedded below our house near our…

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Groundhog Day or Marmot Day?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As is the case most years, a crowd of people gathered in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania yesterday to watch a rodent come out of his den.  As lore has it, if he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter, and if not, we will…

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