Bryan Peterson

Pass the acorns, berries and everything else. I’m hungry

Each year at Thanksgiving, I vow to not over-indulge on stuffing, gravy, green-bean casserole and pie and to not end up lying melted into the couch watching the Dallas Cowboys lose to, well, whomever they’re playing. And, every year I fail. I doubt I’m alone in good intentions losing out to the short-lived bliss of caloric-intake...

Bryan Peterson is director of Bear Smart Durango, formed in 2003 to educate residents about safely and respectfully coexisting with bears and to advocate for policy changes. For more information, visit or e-mail him at

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