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Colorado Matters Over Trail Ridge Road

Nathan Heffel and I went over Trail Ridge Road recently. Here is the interview that aired on September 28, 2015. Over Trail Ridge Road with Nathan Heffel

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Raptor Migration in Full Swing

The annual Raptor (aka Birds of Prey — eagles, hawks, falcons, owls and vultures) migration is in full swing. The birds of prey are migrating north to their summer nesting grounds. The raptors fly up the hog back for several … Continue reading

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It must be spring…

… the turkey vultures are back! As large birds, turkey vultures depend on thermals to work themselves up to as high as 10,000 feet to search for carrion (dead animals). Once aloft, they fly with their wingtips splayed out finger-like … Continue reading

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