Woman left legacy for birders, wildflower enthusiasts

Lucy Ferril Ela, 14, walks a mountain trail, circa 1905. She was an avid naturalist and was instrumental in founding the Audubon Society in Grand Junction.



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Lucy Ferril Ela, 14, walks a mountain trail, circa 1905. She was an avid naturalist and was instrumental in founding the Audubon Society in Grand Junction.

Lucy Ferril Ela stood only 5 feet tall, but she was a giant among the birders of the world. A section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail system honors her efforts in organizing the Audubon…




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