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WHILD Stories: Becky Edmiston…Benevolent Beekeeper!

By Michael Osterman Bees have been declared to be “the most important living being on the planet” by the Earthwatch Institute. While that may be a bit controversial, there is wide agreement that one-third of our global food supply is pollinated by bees. Perhaps more...

WHILD Stories: Nancy Merrill… CRANIAC!

By Michael Osterman Photos by Harold Kamins The Yampa Valley is home to a large variety of animals. For 6 months of the year we are graced with one of the oldest living species of bird… somewhere between 2 – 10 million years old! Those majestic birds that we see...

WHILD Stories: Weed Warrior

written by Michael Osterman This is the first in a series of stories acknowledging local heroes who are volunteering their time, wisdom and talents to improve our local habitat and benefit the entire Yampa Valley community. Today’s story has three key parts to it;...

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