April through June, 2009

In other scatological news, we can report plenty of elk and deer scat everywhere, and moose scat around the slash piles we burned. No bear scat, yet.

After taking the scat picture, a big snow returned the elk to our side of the canyon. Pumpkin (running at right) was determined to herd the 100+ widely spaced elk into a tight group. She got 50 of them grouped by dinner time, then gave up and returned home. When she does manage to get them all into a tight group, she seems content to stand guard. She has had no training, so this must be her Border Collie genes showing,