As the big carnivore supervisor for Wyoming Fish and Game, Thompson has gotten to step within a few feet of a wolf after biologists prepared to tranquilize the animal in a trap.
Wells built to bring underground water supplies to the surface are being dug deeper to tap into dwindling aquifers, according to a new study.
Gunnison’s farm season has grown by 28 days. The proof is in “Barometer” Bartleson’s weather records
Bruce “Barometer” Bartleson pulls a tattered brown folder from a china cabinet and runs a finger down a column of faint figures on the top sheet of paper. He stops on one line: on Dec. 12, 1901, the numbers show, the high temperature in Gunnison was 44 degrees. The low was 22.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife are working to confirm two recent sightings of gray wolves in Colorado.
Assuming the elevation and cold made farming impossible, not many tried. But George Cornwall didn’t know it was supposed to be impossible, and he made it work.