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.
A multi-pronged effort to save remaining populations of Rio Grande cutthroat trout has paid dividends. … more
In 2008, the recovery of Rio Grande cutthroat trout was stymied by this fact: Only 57 percent of streams then … more
Unlike most people, birds never sign a census form. … more
Just as mountain hikers change their awareness when winter arrives, so do ATVers when they transition from wheels … more
Artists are being sought for the 2015 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. … more
The changing of the season brings changes at several Colorado State Parks, including the closure of Paonia State … more
What do you do when several hundred thousand guests show up for an extended holiday? … more
A search for merlot, re-finding cabernet franc and a refreshing rosé at the end of a long, hot day highlight … more
There’s new snow on Grand Mesa. Maybe not quite enough for worry-free skiing but enough to get in the … more
The next time you stalk a trophy muley or pronghorn across the sagebrush hills of northwest Colorado, you might … more
It’s the moment you’ve dreamt of for years — You’ve just taken the shot of a … more
Skiers and riders looking for a bargain, or at least one of the most inclusive ski passes available, cheered … more
It’s not enough simply to be a leader, says professional mountaineer and acclaimed motivational speaker Jeff … more
Members of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council and other volunteers spent Saturday making sure there will be smooth … more
Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks info on illegal bull killing … more
Birders love fall-out. … more
An informal survey Saturday of grape growers and winemakers attending the Colorado Mountain Winefest … more
As a reminder, Wednesday is Nihonshu no Hi, or World Saké Day. … more
A program that reserves up to 20 percent of the big-game hunting licenses in certain highly prized areas for … more
Colorado has 41 designated wilderness areas, ranging from the small, such as the 8,095-acre Byers Peak Wilderness … more