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Buzzing, clicking sound in tree canopy explained

By Ryan Cox Special to The SUN This time of year in southwest Colorado, you might notice a loud and droning buzzing or clicking sound in...

County, Southern Ute and Forest Service entering stage 1 fire restrictions

By Clayton ChaneyStaff Writer Archuleta County, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the San Juan National Forest (SJNF) are entering into stage 1 fire restrictions. The...

Piedra Road resurfacing to begin

By Lorena WilliamsForest Service Reconstruction and resurfacing of the Piedra Road (NFSR 631) on the Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest is...

Second phase of San Juan cutthroat restoration scheduled for Wolf Creek headwaters

By Rebecca Robbins Forest Service The effort by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) to restore San Juan cutthroat trout in the San Juan River Basin will...

Fire restrictions rescinded on San Juan National Forest

By Lorena WilliamsForest Service Stage 1 fire restrictions on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, including wilderness, will be rescinded...

Hiking through the aspens on the way to Opal Lake.

Photo courtesy Shawn Prochazka Hiking through the aspens on the way up to Opal Lake recently. Opal Lake, located south of Pagosa Springs, gets its...

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers rescue moose calf from Grand Lake basement; reunite it...

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers rescued a moose calf trapped in the basement foundation of a house that burned in last year’s East Troublesome...

Seed mixtures available for landowners

By Cynthia PurcellSan Juan Conservation District The San Juan Conservation District is offering local landowners the opportunity to purchase a variety of seed mixtures for...

Go fish

Photo courtesy Patricia G. D’Angelo Trisha Pillars hooked this catfish two weeks before she finally landed it at Echo Lake on July 31. On her...

Bears entering hyperphagia: Help deter bears from human food sources

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Black bears in Colorado are entering hyperphagia and will spend up to 20 hours a day trying to eat more than...