Exploring the World from the American West

The Native Trees of Colorado     A guide to all native trees of Colorado, with details for easy identification.

          Information about the Mountain Pine Beetle and the Pine Beetle epidemic, a compilation.

          Books about Colorado trees and Colorado's Natural History

The Detached Observer Blog, and The Tattered Flag

Photographer Wier a 19th Century Photographer in the 21st Century

Some results of 20 years of avocational studies:

    July 21, 2015

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