Committing to Defeat Placing Wolf via Ballot in Colorado

For my birthday, about two weeks ago, I hosted a fundraiser to raise money to go toward defeating Colorado's Wolf Vote (also known as Proposition 114). Today I shared a check from my friends and supporters who want Colorado to vote "NO" on introducing wolves via the ballot box. Although I've already contributed to this …

Solving Cases of Missing and Murdered American Indians, Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives

I've been keeping an eye on this endeavor to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives. It's one we don't hear about when the news channels are on, but it's also one that has come a long way from the initial forming the Task Force and now the …

American Indian Ancestral Remains and Funerary Objects Return from Finland

Over 70-years ago American Indian tribes local to the Mesa Verde, Colorado area made a request to have objects returned. Secretary Bernhardt and President Trump have finally brought home the ancestral remains and funerary objects, which a Finish archeologist held in a museum. Included below is information regarding the history and laws that have been …

Video of Injured Bear Being Released Back to the Wild

The two-year-old bear weighed just 43 pounds and its feet were badly burned. At Frisco Creek, CPW’s wildlife technician cleaned the bear’s paws, applied salves to treat the burns and wrapped its feet. The bear was kept in a pen with concrete floors to assure the wounds would stay clean. Fortunately, the bear did not tear off the bandages as a bear rescued from a fire two years ago had done. “He was a good patient,” said Michael Sirochman, veterinary technician and manager of the Frisco Creek facility.

President Trump Invites Colorado Candidate Lauren Boebert to White House

About a year ago, with the DC Project, I had the privilege of meeting Scott Tipton. At the time, he was Colorado's then 3rd Congressional District Congressman and we had a productive meeting with him regarding gun owners and the future of firearms in America. You may imagine that it's a surprise to see him …

Archery Rests – Drop Away vs. Full Containment

If this were a normal week, prior to COVID-19, right now I'd be teaching archery at the annual A Girl and A Gun (AGAG) conference. It's supposed to be taking place, live and in person, at the Cameo Shooting Complex in Palisade, Colo. The social distancing restrictions brought on by the pandemic have caused the …

Get Outdoors for Global City Nature Challenge 2020

For years I've mentioned that even people who live in the city can get outside to enjoy nature. Heck! People in metro areas need to get outdoors. It's amazing what you can find if you set your mind to it. After moving from rural Colorado to San Diego, I learned that the city isn't all …

Professional Outdoor Media Association Executive Director to Move on to New Adventures

Last May I joined our Executive Director, Kevin Orthman, in an adventurous search for a future Professional Outdoor Media Association(POMA) conference site. We met up in South Dakota where we partook in a contest called the Amazing Rush. Now my friend and his family are headed overseas for a new adventure and we’re in search …

Wolves in Colorado RMEF Begins Education Campaign

Day two of SHOT Show included networking, press conferences and other appointments. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) provided the highlight of the day with a presentation about their affiliation with an organization in Colorado (Coloradans Protecting Wildlife) that is working to defeat the recently introduces wolves in Colorado ballot initiative. RMEF presented the beginning of …