Saturday, Feb. 6th 2010

Headed back out to CCSP with my friend and fellow photog, Dan C. Didn’t see a single coyote, but did see a ton of pheasants and got some decent shots of a couple groups of whitetails. Had a nice hike through the ice-covered creeks and marshes, until Dan broke through the ice and fell into about 2 feet of swampy ice water – funny to me, not very funny to him. Somehow kept the camera from getting wet though, great job!

Wolves in Colorado?

“Last April, in a narrow mountain valley in northwestern Colorado, Cristina Eisenberg was searching for scat… In the course of her research, Eisenberg had seen and handled thousands of scats just like this one, but not here, not in Colorado. Everything about it — the size, the shape, the smell, the contents — indicated a creature that had been extirpated from the state more than 70 years ago. Everything about it said wolf…..”

click here for the High Country News story
click here for the New West story