Wildlife Habitat http://kvnf.org en iSeeChange: Are Fires a "Rising Threat" for Wildlife? http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-are-fires-rising-threat-wildlife <p>Recently on the <a href="http://thealmanac.org/">Almanac,</a> Peter Cullen <a href="http://thealmanac.org/week.php?w=2013-10-13">noticed</a> he hasn't seen many bears in the mountains of New Mexico this year.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bears are foragers, and Cullen says the lack of </span>piƱon<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, oak and juniper trees caused them to head down to mountain towns looking for thrown-away leftovers.</span></p><p>That got us thinking about our bear populations here in western Colorado.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:04:21 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17828 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Are Fires a "Rising Threat" for Wildlife?