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Chippewa Is Quite The Hiker!

By: Dr. Marie Richardson (Dr. C) So, this week Chip has been on two hikes. Yes, hikes. They may have been short ones but hikes nonetheless. Yesterday, Mike, Nathan, Lexi, and I took Chip on a walk around the neighborhood. I had been hesitant because Chip hasn’t been leading well. We found out that the trick was to get him out of his routine and familiar surroundings. Then he trusted us to show him that the ...

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People Advised To Think Twice About Picking Up Young Animals

Spring is the season of re-birth when many wildlife species come into the world. As people venture outside in the warm weather, they may find newborn wildlife in their yards, along trails, or in open space areas. As tempting as it may be to "help" a young animal by picking it up, or by trying to give it food or water, for wildlife babies, there is no substitute for their natural parents. It seems counter in ...

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Mountain Pine Beetle Update

Preventive spraying of selected pine trees in Rocky Mountain National Park to repel beetle attacks has proven to be extremely successful. Though funds were available for spraying only a small percentage of the Park’s forest, those trees sprayed around the campgrounds and headquarters areas the past two years have not been attacked at beetles. Similar success rates have been experienced on several large prop ...

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From The Birds, To The Bee!

Don’t miss Adult Spelling Bee this Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the   EPHS Auditorium After having a great time at the Duck Race on Saturday morning, plan to enjoy an evening of fun with friends and family on Monday, May 4 at The Adult Spelling Bee. The Bee is a community event supporting scholarships and operating funds for the Estes Park Learning Place. In three short years the Bee has become a community ...

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Fatality at Rocky Mountain National Park

At 7:00 a.m. this morning, a park staff member on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park discovered a vehicle off of US 34 approximately three-tenths of a mile south of the Kawuneeche Visitor Center.  The burned vehicle was off the road and there was a deceased person inside. An investigation is ongoing by the FBI, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Grand County Sheriff’s office.  No further inform ...

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Rescue On Old Man Mountain

Updated May, 30, 2009 Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services, Larimer County Search and Rescue, Estes Park Fire Department and Rocky Mountain National Park responded to a report of a hiker who had become wedged in a crevice in the Old Man Mountain area east of Estes Park off Highway 34. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on April 25, a student in her early twenties from Boulder who was hiking with frien ...

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