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Big Horn Sheep

Big Horn Sheep

These big horn sheep experienced the problem most Pagosans have dealt with this winter: getting over berms of snow. In this case, the snow berms were on Wolf Creek Pass.…

Treasure Falls

Treasure Falls

A frozen Treasure Falls offers visitors a breathtaking fortune in scenery. The falls is named for Treasure Mountain, an area rich in folklore and stories of a large buried treasure.…

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 Woodhouse’s scrub-jay. Formerly lumped in with a Pacific coastal race as the western…

BLM and Forest Service grazing fees lowered in 2019

By Cathy Garber Special to The SUN The federal grazing fee for 2019 will drop to $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of…

Bobcat in Chromo

Bobcat in Chromo

This bobcat was spotted on the prowl in Chromo last week. Bobcats and lynx look at a lot alike, except a lynx has larger feet and longer legs than a…

Turkey hunting seminar and youth/women’s mentored turkey hunt April 12-14

By Doug Purcell Special to The SUN Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will offer a free Turkey Hunting 101 Seminar on April 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the…

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 Eurasian collared dove. Human intervention has aided the dispersal of many non-native bird…

Community outreach meeting scheduled for Navajo State Park

By Colorado Parks and Wildlife Special to The SUN If you’re wondering what’s been happening at Navajo State Park lately, plan to attend a community outreach meeting on Feb. 26…

Volunteering at Chimney Rock: A gem of Archuleta County

By Laura Lunsford Special to The SUN Some people have asked me what I like about volunteering as a tour guide at Chimney Rock. I like sharing all the various…

Hunters urged to study changes as applications for big game licenses open March 1

By Colorado Parks and Wildlife Special to The SUN Hunters hoping to draw a big-game license in Colorado in 2019 are urged to study up on all the changes in…