Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule your hikes with safety (and… Read More “Wild About Flowers”

Stuck In A Rut

The Mighty Elk Rut The Winter Park & Fraser Valley (and nearby Rocky Mountain National Park) is a hot spot for migrating elk during their annual rut, and a fabulous place to witness the natural world up close & personal. elk bugleThe elk (wapiti) is one of the largest species of the deer family, and one of the largest land mammals… Read More “Stuck In A Rut”