Silverton Slide: Jeremy Bird recounts being swept onto Colorado route 550 in a January 9 avalanche
On January 9th, residents of the greater Durango, Colo. area, Jeremy Bird and Mark Helmich, set out to tour in Coal Bank Pass in the San Juan Mountains—a day that ended with Bird, 52, getting swept over a cliff and onto route 550 by an avalanche.
How to Transplant Wild Pine Trees
How to Transplant Wild Pine Trees. "As old as the hills" aptly describes wild pine trees (Pinus spp.). These evergreens evolved in the Northern hemisphere 130 to 200 million years ago and have largely remained there. Wild pines often present as tall trees with straight trunks but the genus also includes ...