Outdoor Life http://aspenpublicradio.org en Women Target for Hunting & Fishing Skills http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/women-target-hunting-fishing-skills <p>The number of women who are hunting and fishing is growing and in some years is outpacing the number of men who receive hunting licenses.&nbsp; This trend hasn’t been missed by Colorado’s Division of Parks and Wildlife which relies heavily on license sales to fund its management of wild lands.&nbsp; Earlier this week, Parks and Wildlife hosted a free hunting and fishing clinic for women in Basalt.&nbsp; Dorothy Atkins went along and filed this report.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:03:30 +0000 Dorothy Atkins 21699 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Women Target for Hunting & Fishing Skills CrossCurrents - Huts for Vets http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-huts-vets <p><strong>Originally aired April 17th, 2013</strong></p><p>Huts for Vets, a non-profit founded in January, will lead three day wilderness hut trips at no cost, to veterans beginning this summer.</p><p>Paul Anderson, founder and ED of Huts for Vets, along with Board members Dr. Gerald Alpern and Brian Porter talk about the program.</p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:27:20 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 2326 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Huts for Vets Fire Spares World-Class Climbing Area http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fire-spares-world-class-climbing-area <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A world-class climbing area near Rifle may reopen today. The Rifle Mountain Park has been closed for five days because of the nearby Ward Gulch fire. Now, the town’s Parks and Recreation Department says people may be able to return... but it all depends on the weather.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:26:02 +0000 Elise Thatcher 3171 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fire Spares World-Class Climbing Area Snow Storms Good News for Anglers http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/snow-storms-good-news-anglers <p></p><p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px;">Recent snow showers have boosted local snowpack levels much higher than at this time last year. Yesterday the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed registered 107 percent of normal. It’s good news for anglers who dealt with warm and dry conditions last year.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 20:45:47 +0000 Marci Krivonen 576 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Snow Storms Good News for Anglers Snowpack, Good - Cold Temps, Better http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/snowpack-good-cold-temps-better <div class="transcript" style="text-align: justify; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px;">Most residents in the Roaring Fork Valley probably won’t be surprised to he Wed, 01 May 2013 19:29:47 +0000 Elise Thatcher 566 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Snowpack, Good - Cold Temps, Better