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Cross-country ski season underway

Cross-country ski season underway

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN With the recent snow in the high country, it is time to dust off your cross-country ski gear and wax your skis, as…

Have fun with forest friends at meet and greet

By Aaron Kimple Special to The SUN Join the San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership for free food and beer during the meet and greet this Friday, Nov. 13, from…

Training sessions offered for Christmas Bird Count

By Dottie George Special to The SUN The Weminuche Audubon Society is gearing up for Pagosa’s annual Christmas Bird Count. Any local resident or visitor with an interest in birds…

Outdoor therapy: Wounded veterans hunt for healing

Outdoor therapy: Wounded veterans hunt for healing

The effects of war can manifest in a variety of ways in those who have served on the front lines, among them physically and mentally. Too, there are myriad ways…

GECKO accepting scholarship applications, collecting for garage sale fundraiser

By Kirsten Le Roux Special to The SUN As of Nov. 1, GECKO (Giving Every Child Knowledge of the Outdoors) is officially accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship for summer…

Fuels reduction planned for Turkey Springs and Brockover Mesa areas

By Ann Bond Special to The SUN The San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District will conduct a hazardous fuels reduction project in the Turkey Springs and Brockover Mesa areas…

San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership to hold meet and greet

By Aaron Kimple Special to The SUN You can enjoy good company and learn about the San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership on Nov. 13 at the Ross Aragon Community…

Save the dates for GECKO’s winter events

By Kirsten Le Roux Special to The SUN Calling all participants, volunteers and businesses. GECKO (Giving Every Child Knowledge of the Outdoors) has not slowed down with the fading sunlight…

National Forest Products Week highlights need for Coloradans to use local wood

By Ryan Lockwood Special to The SUN Coloradans use enough wood fencing to completely enclose the state’s borders with Wyoming, Nebraska and New Mexico, and enough framing lumber in residential…

Sign up now for final hunter education classes of the year

By Don Volger Special to The SUN The last two hunter education classes in Pagosa Springs are scheduled for the following dates: • First class — Oct. 15 and 16.…