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Volunteer naturalist training opens Wednesday Durango Nature Studies will sponsor its fall volunteer naturalist training Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 for the Children Discovering Nature...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The wilderness not a place to bury trash

Several years ago, I organized a group of volunteers to help the U.S. Forest Service clean up trash left behind at hunting camps along the Pine River Trail in the Weminuche Wilderness. I was amazed...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

On fishy hooks, Ms. Pacman and bowling

Want to know how Durango earned the right to host the Singlespeed World Championships?  Simple.  It's all because of bowling.  And Ms. Pacman. Indeed.  Bowling and Ms. Pacman. In the other...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado Recreation Report

The San Juan Region Outdoor Recreation Hotline (247-8187):•Fire danger is very high to extreme in the San Juan region.•Campgrounds on the San Juan Public Lands are open. Remember, it is prohibited...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado Fishing Report

Information provided by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. •Catch of the Week - Do you have a Catch of the Week? Submit your Catch of the Week photos to The Durango Herald. E-mail pictures to...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Seniors Outdoors! schedules hikes Senior Outdoors! announces the following activities:The Wednesday Wanderers will take a moderate hike along lower Hermosa Creek. The group will meet at 8:30 a.m....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local fishermen battle barbs, too

Fishermen in the Four Corners feel the barbs of their own hooks just like the salmon fishermen in Alaska.Fortunately, fly-fishing hooks are smaller. Much smaller.But fish-hook incidents still send...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The spin cycle: Colby captures first NRC win

Almost lost in the shuffle of cycling's summerfrenzy is the first National Racing Calendar victory for Durango proroad cyclist Anthony Colby, the winner of the 2009 Iron Horse BicycleClassic.  ...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Catch of the Week

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Busy schedule ahead for Seniors Outdoors! Seniors Outdoors! announces these upcoming activities:•On Sunday (9 a.m.), there will be a hard hike up the trail to the Engineer plateau, then down Pass...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Summer splash

First, the water.Then, the snow.Durango Freestyle skiers made their annual pilgrimage to Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, last week for summer training, also known as jumping into a giant pool with...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado Fishing Report

Information provided by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. •Catch of the Week - Do you have a Catch of the Week? Submit your Catch of the Week photos to The Durango Herald. E-mail pictures to...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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