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(Big Horn Sheep photo and “Before and After” photos courtesy Wanda Reaves)
Wanda Reaves, Project Manager for the Colorado Mountain Reclamation Foundation, recently invited The Big Something on morning sojourn up the Queens Canyon Quarry scar. Shrouded in mystery for the mere fact that it isn’t open to the public, Wanda helped us further demystify the history and understand the reclamation process. She also told us the fantastic history of the Big Horn Sheep herd that calls the scar home.
As we noted on Wednesday, this excursion was so interesting and long and wonderfully narrated in Ms. Reaves’ long Texas drawl, we broke this piece up into two parts. If you missed Part 1, you can watch it HERE.
GIGANTIC DISCLAIMER: THE DIVISION OF WILDLIFE HAS ASKED THAT PEOPLE REFRAIN FROM TRESPASSING ON THE QUEENS CANYON QUARRY SCAR BECAUSE THERE IS A VERY SENSITIVE AND SKITTISH HERD OF WILD BIG HORN SHEEP, WHICH IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY ITS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. SO PLEASE, DON’T CONSIDER THIS FEATURE AN INVITATION TO ENTER THE SITE WITHOUT FIRST CONTACTING THE COLORADO MOUNTAIN RECLAMATION FOUNDATION.