Outdoor & Travel

Elko Christmas Bird Count

Saturday, December 16, 2017 Prior to the turn of the century, people engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas “Side Hunt”: They would choose sides and go afield with their guns; whoever brought in the biggest pile of feathered (and furred) quarry won. Conservation was in its beginning […]

The Changes of Autumn

Contributed by Lois K. Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Chapter Autumn leaf color is a process that affects the normally green leaves of many deciduous trees and shrubs turning them various shades of red, yellow, purple, orange, and brown. During the spring and summer the leaves have served to help produce […]

Gadget Guy – Special Turkey Edition

Turkey Cannon by Camp Chef When you think of Thanksgiving, you probably imagine your family sitting down to a perfectly put-together feast of turkey, cranberry sauce, rolls, and more. Now picture the hours and stress in preparing a perfect bird. What if it cooks too long or not long enough? […]