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Wildlife

Wolves

A branch of a tree rustles.  A white paw appears.   Then some gray ears. Before I know it, she is passing three feet in front of me.  What I remember most is the long legs, the thick fur, and brown eyes.  Then she begins to bark, and her three companions…

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Wildfire

New Campfire Law

The Cold Springs Wildfire of 2016 and Colorado’s largest wildfire have one thing in common.  They both were started by a campfire that had not been put out properly.  Perhaps that is why Colorado enacted a new law on July 1 called the Campfire Law. Disastrous Consequences of Ignorance Two years…

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Wildfire

Fire Restrictions

Something historic is happening in southwest Colorado.  And no, it doesn’t involve the discovery of gold or other precious minerals.  Instead it has to do with the greatest threat to our precious wilderness areas and forests – wildfire. Historic Closure For the first time in its history, the San Juan…

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