Luv Bear

Mountain Critters : Happy Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Many of us realize our dogs are much happier when out and about, engaged in sniffing, hiking, chasing squirrels, and playing with their favorite canine ...
butterfly

Naturally Speaking :Upper Limits

Dave Hallock, Eldora.     The ground was full of moisture going into this year’s growing season. Last September’s heavy rains filled the aquifers. The above-average snowpack ...
Tiki Bee Sting

Ants, Bees, and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     When I was teaching agility one day and talking with a student, out of the blue I heard buzz, buzz—and then wham, was stung in my arm pit. The little ...
fire on the hill

July Anniversaries: Important reminder to prepare for wildfires

Jerome DeFelice, Denver. This month marks two key wildfire anniversaries which serve as an important reminder that families need to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their ...
Moose

Living with Wildlife : Moose on the loose

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.     As most people are aware, our moose population is burgeoning. Moose only have twins when habitat is good, and if you see ...
aspens and water

Summer sun and rain

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland Barker Reservoir pushed water over the dam spillway at 4:45 p.m. on May 23. The snowmelt peak occurred on Saturday, May 31 at 8:30 p.m., when the water was ...
Photo by Lisa Schaewe

Gilpin women attacked by moose

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County On Sunday, May 18, at approximately 11:47 a.m., the Gilpin County dispatch center received a 911 call regarding a moose attacking two female Gilpin County ...
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Boulder Parks & Rec Events for May 2014

Rachel Gehr, Boulder County Wildflower Hike at Legion Park Saturday, May 3; 10:00am to noon Legion Park Open Space; east Boulder on Arapahoe Road; 0.5 mile west of 75th Street Join ...