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The concrete storm of April 17, 2015

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. It was as if the weather gods had dispersed Portland cement into the moisture clouds that slogged over the mountains Thursday morning and spewed sheets ...
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Alice installed at Wild Bear Wonderland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Pulling aside the curtains to the back room of the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, one enters a strange new world. No, it is not a display of foxes or ...
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The man behind the camera

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Almost every day James DeWalt posts a photograph on the Facebook page NedHeads. It is usually a landscape shot during his walks at Caribou Ranch or Barker ...
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Leaping Leaf-Peeper

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Wild Bear’s Enchanted Forest!

Jill Dreves, Nederland. It’s that time of year again! Time to feel the magic of the season and enjoy the Enchanted Forest!Join us for our Fourteenth annual ENCHANTED FOREST, ...
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Snowfall zaps flowers

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak. Last Thursday’s snowfall was barely an inch and in most places didn’t even stick. The fog rolled in during the day, the temperature dropped, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...