memorial camping big tent

Tents, RVs pack area campgrounds

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  The Memorial Day weekend has evolved from the traditional decorating of gravestones with American flags and honoring the military men and women who lost ...
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Homelessness and our community

Dear Editor, It’s that time of year again when the talk around town starts to turn to the seasonal return of the transients (campers, travelers, etc.) and all the problems they seem ...
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Camping With Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  This year I’ve been camping with my Girls, Tiki, Bear, and Sally, all over Colorado, and have had a great time. When I bring the Girls it changes what ...
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Wild Bear celebrates 19 years of Ecology Education

Jill Dreves, Nederland As 2013 comes to a close and Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center enters its 20th year, we reflect on all that has been accomplished and hope that you have enjoyed ...
Coal Creek Canyon opens

Coal Creek Canyon opens

Barbara Lawlor Coal Creek It’s been almost two months since the 2013 flood destroyed much of lower Coal Creek Canyon, stranding residents and ripping apart the bridges that gave ...
The man who quit money

The man who quit money

Amy Carrill In 2000 Daniel Suelo quit money. He left his last $30 in a phone booth and simply walked away. Though his decision may seem abrupt, his entire life had been leading to ...
4 legged flood survivors

Flood survivors Even though the record-breaking flood of 2013 devastated much of Estes Park, the local elk herd seemed unperturbed last weekend as they lounged around the golf course. ...
Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center

Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center

Contact: Jill Dreves Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center Phone: (303) 258-0495 Email: jill@wildbear.org Bears, Moose and Bats, oh my! Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center Hosts Thirteenth ...
Nederland Weather

Updates to Boulder and Canyon Lakes Ranger Districts Flood Area Closure

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The closure order put in place to respond to wet and flooded conditions on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland’s Boulder ...