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Rocky Mountain Elk

Wildfire Wildlife

From Burn to Boon

When I first saw my friends after their home burned to the ground, I didn’t know what to say?  I knew how I would feel if we had lost our home.  But the loss felt even more bitter for my friends.  Like my husband and me, they had bought the…

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All About Elk

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 dashed off into the…

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Signs of Spring

A small pop of blue poked out from among the brown duff on the ground.  I walked over to investigate further.  Yep, there it was the first wildflower of our Rocky Mountain spring.  The Western Pasqueflower had poked its way up through the pine needles and dead wood to bravely…

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Autumn in the Rockies

Though I adore snow and skiing, I think this might be my favorite time of year in the Rocky Mountains.  There’s something about autumn in the Rockies that makes my heart stop.  I had the chance to spend some time outside today hiking the woods around Nederland and savoring the beauty of…

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