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Friday, December 2, 2022

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Fire restrictions rescinded on San Juan National Forest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restrictions on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, including wilderness, will be rescinded...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...

Echo Canyon Reservoir drained 5 feet below spillway for dam repairs

By Simone Mounsamy Staff Writer Four miles south from Pagosa Springs on U.S. 84 lies Echo Canyon Reservoir State Wildlife Area, 211 acres of state land,...

Pagosa Ranger District plans prescribed fire for late April

The San Juan National Forest’s Pagosa Ranger District is planning to conduct a prescribed fire starting as early as April 19. Burning operations may...

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...

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...

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...

Proclamation urges lights be turned off for bird migration

By Becky Herman and Keith Bruno | Weminuche Audubon and Audubon Rockies The focus this year on our spring bird migration has zeroed in on...

100 percent of Pagosa Ranger District trails cleared

By Bob MilfordPagosa Area Trails Council The Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest’s trail crew, in partnership with the Pagosa Area Trails...

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