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  • cats

    Did I see a bobcat or a lynx?

    Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.   Have you spotted a large cat while looking ...
  • bird1

    Naturally Speaking : The Year That Was

    Dave Hallock, Peak-to-Peak.  What happens in nature during the summer can be greatly influenced by the ...
  • Julid millipede Whitney Cranshaw

    Millipedes and Centipedes

    Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  Both millipedes and centipedes sometimes come ...
  • dog Josh and Ragnar face

    Local dog owner seeks justice

    Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Gilpin resident Josh Davis says a misdemeanor summons is not enough ...
  • horses  group

    Horsin’ Around in the Mountains

    Barbara Lawlor,  Nederland.  It isn’t difficult to obtain a horse. It’s taking care of them that ...
  • happy dog

    Blessing of the Animals this Sunday

        Hansen Wendlandt, NCPC Pastor.  The Pope is kind of a rock star right now. Regardless of what ...
  • luv Bear SallyTiki

    4 Luv of Dogz : Pet Loss

    Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Bonds formed with our beloved furry ones last a lifetime; and when the time ...
  • Pocket gopher

    Who Dunnit? Voles or Pocket Gophers?

    Irene Shonle, CSU Extension, Gilpin County.  At this time of year, there is a great flurry of activity ...
  • LUV BearMosquitoes

    Pet card and your trust

    Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  You never know when something is going to happen to you when you’ve left ...

Latest Mountain Critter blog News

cats

Did I see a bobcat or a lynx?

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension, Gilpin County.   Have you spotted a large cat while looking out your window or driving down the road? It’s always a thrilling sight, and one ...
bird1

Naturally Speaking : The Year That Was

Dave Hallock, Peak-to-Peak.  What happens in nature during the summer can be greatly influenced by the amount of moisture received during the winter and spring. One of the defining ...
Bear Thanksgiving

For Luv of Dogz – Food frenzy

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.   As we approach that time of year when so many delicious items pass through our kitchen and into our mouths; it is good to be aware of what we can share ...
Julid millipede Whitney Cranshaw

Millipedes and Centipedes

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  Both millipedes and centipedes sometimes come into houses in the fall, and I’ve recently heard from a few people finding these ...
dog Josh and Ragnar face

Local dog owner seeks justice

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Gilpin resident Josh Davis says a misdemeanor summons is not enough of a punishment for the man who killed his dog and he plans to file a civil lawsuit ...
horses  group

Horsin’ Around in the Mountains

Barbara Lawlor,  Nederland.  It isn’t difficult to obtain a horse. It’s taking care of them that presents a challenge. They need to be fenced in. They aren’t allowed to wander ...
happy dog

Blessing of the Animals this Sunday

    Hansen Wendlandt, NCPC Pastor.  The Pope is kind of a rock star right now. Regardless of what you think about his moral positions, their political implications, or his religious ...
luv Bear SallyTiki

4 Luv of Dogz : Pet Loss

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Bonds formed with our beloved furry ones last a lifetime; and when the time comes to say “good bye,” the loss and emptiness can bring one to experience ...
Pocket gopher

Who Dunnit? Voles or Pocket Gophers?

Irene Shonle, CSU Extension, Gilpin County.  At this time of year, there is a great flurry of activity in many people’s yards. There are chipmunks scurrying to stash enough food ...