Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory http://kvnf.org en KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, July 31, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-july-31-2013 <ul><li><strong>FBI and Montrose Authorities Release Illustrations of Missing Woman</strong></li><li><strong>Tom Tancredo Challenges Hickenlooper to Debate on Tax Increase for Education</strong></li><li><strong>Some Montrose Residents Angry about Airport Improvement Spending</strong></li><li><strong>Marty Durlin speaks with Jason Beason of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory about Bird Monitoring</strong></li><li><strong><em>Harvest Public Media – </em>Can Planned Grazing Revive Grassland Soil?</strong></li><li><strong>Upper Management of Publeo Newspaper Sign Giron Recall Petition</strong></l Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:27:08 +0000 Marty Durlin 13866 at http://kvnf.org Bird Tracking with Jason Beason http://kvnf.org/post/bird-tracking-jason-beason <p>As the special monitoring projects coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Jason Beason has surveyed yellow billed cuckoos and monitored the breeding sites of great blue herons, snowy egrets and other water birds. KVNF’s Marty Durlin spoke to Jason at the farm he owns with his wife Kerry near the North Fork of the Gunnison.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Marty Durlin 13834 at http://kvnf.org Bird Tracking with Jason Beason KVNF Local Newscast Tuesday, July 23, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-july-23-2013 <p style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">Headlines:</p><ul dir="ltr"><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:italic;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">iSeeChange Report – </span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">US Secretaries Sign Agreement to Tackle Fire Prevention and Response</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Fire Restrictions Lifted Across Much of Southwestern Colorado</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">One Colorado School Keeps Tuition Low</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:italic;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Democrats for Education Reform </span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Hire Former Denver Public Schools Staffer as Director</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Colorado Attorney General Claims Mineral Royalties Sequester is Illegal</span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 10pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Paonia Junior/Senior High Unveils Master Plan for New Sports Facilities</span></li></ul><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:29:57 +0000 Marty Durlin 13490 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-bird-watching-north-fork-gunnison <p>On the <a href="http://thealmanac.org/year.php">Almanac</a> last week, P Kaech reported seeing snow on the top of Mt. Baldy near Crested Butte, and Andrea Lecos noticed that monsoon rains have brought up mosquitoes and other insects. Humans may hate the bugs, but birds are feasting on them.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Marty Durlin 13466 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison