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GPT Photo of the week: Pawnee Buttes

Northeast Colorado contains some interesting features in the Pawnee National Grassland.  They are generally referred to as the Pawnee Buttes and they rise 200-300 feet about the surrounding country.  There’s a nice trail leading to them, and they are really … Continue reading

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If Grass Falls . . .

There’s a nice article out this week from the Boulder Weekly about Pawnee National Grassland and the current plight against oil interests.  The article is titled, “If Grass Falls in a National Forest, and No One is around to Hear … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Great Plains Sites?

2015 – The Year of the Great Plains As I have brazenly declared, 2015 is The Year of the Great Plains, and I’m dedicating this blog all year to providing information for anyone on where to go to enjoy some … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems

An article has appeared in 5280, The Denver Magazine about some hidden gems in Colorado, and although it did not receive a large write-up, Pawnee Buttes and Pawnee National Grassland got the cover shot, as well as a full two … Continue reading

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It’s “Butte – iful” Out Here – Colorado Style

The eastern plains of Colorado contain perhaps fewer buttes than the Dakotas or Nebraska, but there are some unique features out there that deserve some attention.  First up are Pawnee Buttes, which have been mentioned numerous times in this blog, … Continue reading

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