Early Arrivals – Mountain Bluebird Male on Valentines Day.

mountain-blue-bird-early-arrival-ywguiding-2-14-2017 Over the last 15 years I’ve been here in the Rockies these striking migrants usually arrive the first week of March. Two weeks early may be an aberration but birds migrating earlier and earlier is one of the thousands of signs of #ClimateChange impact on our world.
2/14/2017 Nikon D500 200-400mm @ 400mm, f5, 1/2500 ISO 500 #VisitEstesPark #RockyMountainNationalPark #Wildlife

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Estes Park Winter Festival Photo Tours

This Saturday and Sunday myself and 3 other great Estes Park Photographers, Erik Stensland, Sandi Gleich, and James Frank; are leading winter photo tours in Rocky Mountain National Park. Come learn about photography and your camera and enjoy the nice winter weather here in Estes Park. For more information visit: http://www.ywguiding.com/winterfest.html

Purple Ice, Winter Festival, Photo Tours, Photography, Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Lion Research

Here in Estes Park there is an active Mountain Lion research project going on, but I spent my morning studying Nittany Lions playing in Beaver Stadium at my ole university Penn State. I owe a lot of Yellow Wood Guiding’s success to my education at Penn State where I studied my undergrad in Recreation and Park Management: Speciality Environmental Interpretation. WE ARE PENN STATE!