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042209 OUTside connection

OUT:  O:utside connecction April 22, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

It’s hard to understand how any youngster in western Colorado could get what author Richard Louv described as Nature Deficit Disorder. Louv, in his 2005 best-seller “Last Child in the Woods,” described how children are ...


041909 OUT haggertys hike

OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes April 19, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

In an attempt to avoid paying taxes until the last second, I talked buddy Nick into a lengthy hike along Little Dominguez Creek on April 15. Little Dominguez and its smaller brother, Big Dominguez, are in the midst of the newest wilderness ...


OUT: Sunday Column April 19, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Everyone knew children were losing touch with nature, but no one put a name to the problem until author Richard Louv published his best-selling “Last Child in the Woods.” Louv calls the problem “nature-deficit ...


041509 OUTSIDE 18 hrs

OUTside Connection April 15, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

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OUT: Sunday Column April 12, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Each year hunting trips seem to take a bigger bite out of the budget, and a new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reveals how big that chunk is. The report says waterfowl hunters in 2006 spent $900 million on necessities and ...


041209 8D haggertys hike LE

OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes April 12, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

Liberty Cap is a 160 million-year-old remnant sand dune that is slowly succumbing to the forces of erosion. Just like me. I hiked to the Cap from the Wildwood Trailhead on the Redlands in Grand Junction, and made it in about 55 minutes the ...


040809 OUTside bird count

OUTside Connection April 08, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

May 9 might be about a month off but it’s an important day in the life of a migratory bird. That day is the annual Spring Bird Count hosted by the Grand Valley Audubon Society as part of International Bird Migration Day. The day is ...


040509 8d outdoor junkie

OUT: Ann Driggers Column April 05, 2009

By Ann Driggers

big adjective, big-ger, big-gest, 1. large, as in size, height, width or amount; 2. of major concern, gravity, importance or the like; 3. outstanding for a specified quality. Saturday, March 21, was a big day. My ski buddy Jack Brauer and I, ...


OUT: Sunday Column April 05, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

That deadline for 2009 limited-license big-game hunting applications is, like, Tuesday. Your taxes can wait another week, but something as important as having a place to hunt next fall can’t. If you’ve procrastinated this late, ...


OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column April 05, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

Located in the middle of Capitol Reef National Park in southeast Utah, Grand Wash was simply Grand! Grand Wash cuts through the 100-mile long Waterpocket Fold, an incredible monocline that is the centerpiece of Capitol Reef. My ...


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