Kara Armano

  • Conservation Community

    Our duty to comment on public lands plans

    Fishing in the Valle Vidal north of Questa in the Carson National Forest. American's have a birthright to federal public lands throughout the nation. Forests, rivers, grasslands and more offer exceptional recreational opportunities for each one of us, and we have a duty to speak up on how they are managed. In New Mexico, two…

  • Voices from the river

    Fishing and aging

    Aging. We all do it — every minute and second of every day. Why is wisdom gained only with age? Hitting a rather large, round number earlier this year, I’ve been reflecting on life — how to spend more time living my life, how to spend more time with the people I love, and how to make the most of those minutes and seconds, every day.  Of course, one answer…

  • Conservation TROUT Magazine

    National Park Service strives to create home for native cutthroat

    Sand Creek Lakes What a thrilling prospect to catch native fish in a spectacular wilderness setting like in the picture above. That is what anglers’ dreams are made of. Years of hard work, planning and enduring partnerships strove towards this goal, but it’s still not quite a realized dream.   In 2005, Fred Bunch, chief of resource management at Great Sand Dunes National Park and…

  • Conservation

    Colorado Governor prioritizes wildlife conservation

    [et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="3.22" fb_built="1" _i="0" _address="0"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" _i="0" _address="0.0"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" _i="0" _address="0.0.0" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="3.0.74" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" _i="0" _address=""]  [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27" min_height="438px" custom_padding="||2px|||" _i="1" _address=""]This week, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made protecting wildlife in the state a priority. Deer, elk, bears, mountain lions and even trout benefit…