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CPW hopes enhanced wetlands will help boreal toad survival

CPW hopes enhanced wetlands will help boreal toad survival

By Colorado Parks and Wildlife Special to The SUN In mid-September, biologist Dan Cammack walked slowly along the edge of a boggy pond in the San Juan Mountains high above…

Kimple awarded CSFS Partner of the Year

Kimple awarded CSFS Partner of the Year

By Teddy Parker-Renga Special to The SUN The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) has recognized Aaron Kimple with its Partner of the Year award for 2019. Kimple is the Forest…

Bird of the Week

Bird of the Week

This week’s Bird of the Week, compliments of the Weminuche Audubon Society and Audubon Rockies, is the sora. The sora is another marshland bird that can be seen here by…

Outdoor club to hold monthly meeting

By Wendy McAllister Special to The SUN The San Juan Outdoor Club (SJOC) will be holding its monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Pagosa Lakes Clubhouse, 230 Port Ave.…

Students take to the hills to monitor mascot, the American pika

Students take to the hills to monitor mascot, the American pika

By Keith Bruno Special to The SUN On Oct. 23, 13 sixth-graders from Pagosa Peak Open School set out from Wolf Creek Pass on a 1-mile uphill climb through early-winter…

Pagosa Ranger District clears 85 percent of summer trails

Pagosa Ranger District clears 85 percent of summer trails

By Paul Blackman Special to The SUN With the help from numerous partners, volunteers, permittees and other community members, the Pagosa Ranger District managed to clear 85 percent of its…

Bird of the Week

Bird of the Week

This week’s Bird of the Week, compliments of the Weminuche Audubon Society and Audubon Rockies, is the sharp-shinned hawk. If you witness an explosion of birds fleeing your feeders, it…

Pagosa Ranger District and Rio Grande National Forest plan to burn slash piles

Special to The SUN The Pagosa Ranger District is planning to burn slash piles in the following locations: Turkey Springs (Forest Service Road No. 629), Cabezon Canyon (Forest Service land…

Local nonprofits help ranger district clear area trails

The Pagosa Area Trails Council (PATC), in partnership with other organizations, helped the Pagosa Ranger District clear 85 percent of its summer trails during the 2019 season. The full version…

DUST2 team wraps up season at state championships

DUST2 team wraps up season at state championships

By Amanda Gadomski Special to The SUN DUST2 finished the season with the Pagosa Springs DUST2 mountain biking team competing at the Colorado High School Mountain Bike State Championships in…

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