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Category: Green

Estes Park: When hell came calling

Few Colorado residents will forget last October when the East Troublesome fire raced east past Granby and Grand Lake and into the mountains. Under cover of darkness and against all […]

The size of a hummingbird

Back in the spring of 2013 I was an avid online hummingbird watcher. A man in Southern California had a live streaming webcam focused on a hummingbird nest, and hundreds […]

Doggo rescue: So Colorado!

I was browsing the internet this evening and somehow stumbled across this photo. What a picture. “Only in Colorado” was my first thought. Okay, so maybe not only in Colorado, […]

Streaming webcam now in Nederland, Colo.

Nederland, Colo., is a small (no longer “quaint”) mountain town nestled in a valley along the Peak-to-Peak Highway. It straddles the junction of Highway 119 and Highway 72, 16 miles […]

Just change the moon’s orbit

Sleep well, America. Trump’s gone and Texas GOP Representative Louis Gohmert is hard at work in Washington. No more crazy ideas like injecting bleach to cure Covid. Now we have […]

Neither snow nor rain …

Neither snow nor rain nor cold nor gloom of night stays these tourists from the impatient completion of their appointed rounds. And so the Rocky Mountain blues continue. This holiday […]

Rocky Mountain blues

Reservations? To enter Rocky Mountain National Park? Yep. It started last year because of Covid and all the people looking for outdoor activities. But the powers that be have put […]

Happy ending for injured bear cub

The video tells the whole story. A black bear cub was orphaned and injured in Colorado’s Cameron Peak fire last year. He was found by wildlife officials, who treated his […]

Once a mother, always a mother

This video was posted May 8, the day before Mother’s Day. At least one of these mothers will never forget the experience. (Recorded by Michael Austin at Franklin Park Zoo […]

Just another Colorado sunset

We had heavy clouds off and on all day, but at sunset I caught this view on the Nederland, Colo., webcam. As I’ve noted in the past, I would love […]