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Injured eagle brought to wildlife sanctuary

Injured eagle brought to wildlife sanctuary

By Bonnie Hite Special to The SUN St. Francis Wildlife Sanctuary and Rehabilitation, located in Arboles, received its first American Bald Eagle on Sunday, Jan. 27. Colorado Parks and Wildlife…

BLM seeks nominations to advisory council

The Bureau of Land Management today announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on its 29 Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), which advise the BLM on public land…

Meeting features information about Pagosa Pathfinders

By Doug Purcell Special to The SUN The Pagosa Pathfinders is a program for youth 8-18 years old. The program focuses on teaching youth the eight disciplines of the NRA…

Natural Resources Conservation Service announces program application dates

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Colorado recently announced two application cutoff dates of Feb. 15 and April 19, to sign up for fiscal year 2013 general Environmental Quality…

Pagosa Pathfinders to hold informational meeting

By Doug Purcell Special to The SUN The Pagosa Pathfinders is a program for youth 8-18 years old. The program focuses on teaching youth the eight disciplines of the NRA…

Aztec Ruins to celebrate 90 years as a National Monument

By Lauren Blacik Special to The SUN On Jan. 22, Aztec Ruins will celebrate the anniversary of its National Monument designation with cake and a special presentation by Dr. Carla…

Orders being taken for conservation seedlings, trees and shrubs

By Lindsay Gartner Special to The SUN Orders are now being accepted for high-quality, reasonably priced seedling trees and shrubs for conservation plantings. Conservation plantings include windbreaks, hedgerows, living snow…

Area wildlife manager receives prestigious award

Patt Dorsey, area wildlife manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Durango, has received the 2012 Shikar-Safari Club International “Wildlife Officer of the Year Award” for Colorado. This marks the…

Landowners can order trees and shrubs

By Cynthia Purcell Special to The SUN The San Juan Conservation District is taking orders for seedling trees and shrubs to be planted especially for conservation planting, shelter belts, reforestation…

Trails groomed, ready for snowmobilers, skiers

Trails groomed, ready for snowmobilers, skiers

Staff Writer Winter has set in, and many Pagosans and visitors have taken to the slopes. However, not everyone prefers chairlifts at a designated ski area. Some don’t desire the…