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.
Think again about the largest mayfly hatch you’ve ever seen and the multiply it 1,000 times. … more
The Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Association is looking for volunteers to help finish a new Quiet Use trail on … more
A precarious stream crossing on Grand Mesa has been tamed by a group of determined backcountry travelers. … more
Summer is made for boating, even in Colorado where beachfront property is at a minimum. … more
Pause for a minute or two during your busy days and make a list of the bugs of summer. … more
Who doesn’t like moose? … more
A memorial fundraiser for the three children of the late District Wildlife Manager Jon Wangnild of Meeker attracted … more
With the summer fishing season nearing its mid-point, Lake Powell has topped out at 3,609 feet in elevation and … more
Water Sports … more
The small stuff. … more
In spite of, or maybe because of, their elusive and solitary nature, moose almost always top the list of larger … more
In a world that glorifies bigness, small streams stand out if only for the very lack of that. … more
Four Colorado 4-H Club shotgun shooters competed recently in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition in Grand … more
Western rivers have begun to show their true colors, the colors of summer. … more
Colorado remains one of the West’s premier deer-hunting destinations, whether you’re a veteran hunter … more
Novice hunters and anglers, specifically women and youth, are invited to register for Colorado Parks and … more
When we last touched base with Denver writer, photographer and fly fisher Shelley Walchak, she was fresh from a … more
Deep in the canyon of the Dolores River, where the river snakes and curls back on itself under the silent gaze of … more
According to the conservation group Ducks Unlimited, a documented drop in wetland numbers in the Prairie Pothole … more
The water is boiling at Lake Powell, but not simply because it’s nearly 100 degrees at the southern Utah … more