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Bad news bears on the prowl

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak.  May and June were hungry months for the mountain bear population. Heavy rains slowed down the fruition of berries, their main diet, leading them to explore ...
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Summer Events

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  The frenzy of summer is in full swing as we race around to visit all our short-lived wildflower friends and catch the narrow window of mountain hiking before ...
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West Mag a shooting area option; Gilpin cuts possible sites

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  In the next month, the Northern Front Range Recreational Sports Shooting Management Partnership will host three open houses regarding identifying possible ...
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Plants for People: Amazing aspens help humans

Pam Sherman, Gold Hill. In this new series, Plants for People, we’ll explore how humans have used the wild plants around us in the mountains for food, drink, medicine, furniture, ...
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Forest Festival fundraiser

Barbara Lawlor, Eldora. Next Tuesday night, June 23, Nederland will be the lucky recipients of a concert consisting of local musicians who are well-known nationally. Vince Herman of ...
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Climber injured in Canyon fall

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County. Nederland Fire Protection District, Rocky Mountain Rescue, and Nederland Police Department responded to a report of a fallen climber on the north side ...
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Natural nectar for hummingbirds

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County. Would it be summer in the mountains without the trills and flashes of color and motion of hummingbirds? We are blessed with many ...
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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 ...