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July 2014

Wildlife

What is this creature?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As a park ranger, people visiting parks look to you as the expert.  Because of this, I frequently get asked about something they’ve seen during their visit — an animal, a bird, a flower.  When I worked at Sequoia National Park, we were constantly getting asked,…

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Flooding Again?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Yikes — most of us still have the images of last September of still fresh in our minds of our historic flood.  Today, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch for the next couple of days for serious amounts of rain to fall and…

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Camping and weather

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I was over at Aspenglen Campground in Rocky Mountain National Park tonight to do the evening program there.  We’d had the normal inclement afternoon July weather, where several rounds of thunderstorms had moved through the area, as well as temperatures cooling off.  This made for sort…

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Driving Your Dog

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn After we had first moved to Nederland, I was out walking one day and met some of our neighbors down the road.  Turns out they were one of the first people to build a house in the neighborhood, and had been living her for almost thirty years….

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