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Work in restoring and beautifying Colorado’s riverfront never ends

By Bill Haggerty

Plant the seed. When people first settled Colorado, the only place to survive our harsh winters was along the river. Every town and city in this state is located along a river. Denver was founded on the banks of the South Platte, Montrose was ...


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Mee Canyon strenuous and scary, but one of the best in the Southwest

By Bill Haggerty

Mee Canyon is one of my favorite canyons in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (NCA). In fact, it’s one of my favorite canyons in the entire Southwest. There are parts of it that are scary — like the part where ...


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Take a short trip to Kodels Canyon to see Collared Lizards at their best

By Bill Haggerty

This Collared Lizard was Bad to the Bone. Standing up, puffed out chest, chewing on a twig, colors ablaze in the afternoon sun, it was the baddest collared lizard on this trail through Kodels Canyon, just west of Colorado National Monument in ...


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Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. provides experiences for military

By Bill Haggerty

I had the great honor and privilege of joining a handful of American Armed Forces veterans for a little fishing a couple of weeks ago. We were accompanied by a group of volunteers from the Grand Valley Anglers Chapter of Trout ...


Paonia Reservoir remains a state park, at least for this year

By Dave Buchanan

Stand near the dam of Paonia Reservoir and the view includes a steep-walled canyon with a small pool of stained water washing up against the rocky dam. Halfway up the reservoir, a comma-like mud flat cleaves the surface of the shallow ...


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Immersion in local language, culture a must along Pacific coastline of Costa Rica

By Bill Haggerty

Pura Vida! It’s the national saying AND the national attitude of Costa Rica. This is really living. Here on the beaches of Flamingo Bay along the Pacific coastline, when you’re asked, “How are you?,” “Como esta ...


Colorado DOW might consider late-summer bear hunt to prevent stuffing

By Dave Buchanan

It’s the middle of spring and what better time to talk about re-instating a spring bear hunt. Or not, depending on how well the Division of Wildlife listens to the state’s voters. Rep. J. Paul Brown, a Republican woolgrower from ...


Spend a day enjoying our outdoor heritage

By Dave Buchanan

The magic words: It’s free and lunch is included. Where do I sign up? The reasons to attend the fourth annual Outdoor Heritage Day on Saturday at Palisade’s Riverbend Park are as numerous as the trout recently stocked in the ...


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Costa Rica, through the lens of Bill Haggerty

By Bill Haggerty

Haggerty’s Hikes travels to Central America, and Costa Rica.  ...


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Outdoor Heritage Day a great opportunity for youth to learn outdoors

By Dave Buchanan

Saturday marks the fourth Outdoor Heritage Day, an event conceived by local District Wildlife Manager Frank McGee of the Colorado Division of Wildlife. It was grown from McGee’s initial idea of pulling youngsters away from electronic ...


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