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Finding a 350" Elk in the San Juans of Colorado

October 15, 2018 - At the end of January, during a relatively dry winter, I went wandering into a particularly dense patch of mixed forest...
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The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep in Colorado

April 28, 2016 - I feel fortunate to share the forests and mountains with several large mammal species in my little corner of Colorado. T...
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Bears Revisited

August 24, 2015 - Back in February, I was fortunate enough to participate in the final stages of an attempt to return two young black bear...
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A Second Chance for Two Bears

February 25, 2015 - In the middle of a Rocky Mountain winter, most bears are hibernating - waiting for warmer temperatures, longer days and...
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5 Reasons To Visit Lake City, Colorado

February 03, 2015 - The small Colorado mountain town of Lake City lies in a secluded valley on the Western Slope. Surrounded by towering pea...
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Meeting Moose

January 14, 2015 - Weighing in at up to 1000 lbs, the Shiras moose is Colorado's largest mammal. Often spotted in or near riparian areas, m...
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Safe Wildlife Watching in Colorado

June 03, 2014 - Spend enough time in Colorado and you'll eventually spot some of our spectacular wildlife. Venture into the high country...
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Moose Study

January 31, 2014 - While most people were enjoying a quiet Sunday morning, several trucks were parked at the side of a dirt road in Hinsdal...
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An Afternoon With Ursus Americanus

July 24, 2013 - It began as a typical summer afternoon. The planned hike was quite short compared to my usual adventures, but the harsh...
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As the Snow Melts

March 20, 2013 - On this first day of spring, I can look around and see that, while the snow around my house can only be found in grimy-l...
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Wildlife Conflict

March 20, 2013 - It is an unfortunate fact of life that where people choose to live, there are often problems with wildlife. Perhaps the...
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Pathfinders

August 09, 2012 - My small town has two cemeteries. There is an 'old' one and a 'new' one, although both contain the graves of those who d...
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