Report on everything outdoors, from fishing and hunting to bird-watching and skiing.
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in 19th Century American Literature in 1973 from Western State College.
Raised in Colorado Springs, after college spent 18 winters working in the state’s ski industry and summers teaching for Colorado Outward Bound School and doing recreation management and timber stand surveys for the Gunnison National Forest. Previous newspapers include the Rifle Telegram and Durango Herald.
Single, enjoy numerous outdoor activities, cooking, yoga, a well-crafted sentence and a well-crafted wine.
Don’t let a few snow showers stop your run toward summer in the Grand Valley. … more
More than 140 hunters, anglers and outdoor recreationists braved a major winter storm last week to tell the … more
Midwinter, and this week we honestly can say “winter” with the recent return of cold and snow, finds us … more
Between the storms of late winter comes the wave of spring migration. … more
A few readers of The Daily Sentinel raised concerns about a story in Sunday’s newspaper about the new … more
Cold and windy conditions created difficult fishing conditions for the 50 two-person teams competing Saturday in … more
The mild winter has been kind to wildlife. … more
Too many anglers don’t have the patience to catch a really big fish, claims fishing guide Matt McCannel of … more
In an effort to reduce stress and the disturbance of wintering big game animals, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife … more
Perhaps the pen is mightier than the fishing rod, too. … more
Eric Gardunio, Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist in Montrose, will speak about the current status of … more
Forget thinking it’s spring — the brief change in weather this week may signal a return to winter. … more
The Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area is rich with archaeological resources and history. … more
Sportsmen and sportswomen across the West are blasting away at efforts by misguided legislators to wrest public … more
The Beatles once sang, “It was 20 years ago today,” and nothing could be more fitting (give or take a … more
Want to know how the valley’s grape crop is doing in this winter disguised as spring? … more
Three ravens dodging back and forth on the wind, cresting the south rim high above the Gunnison River, reminded a … more
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a series of public meetings this month in Grand Junction, Rangely and Rifle … more
If you’ve ever wondered what happens to wildlife found injured or ill, Brenda Miller has the answer. … more
The development of a long-term strategic plan for Colorado Parks and Wildlife relies on the input offered by the … more