Photographer John Fielder at Nature Center April 23

       Famous Colorado outdoors photographer John Fielder will come to the Bear Creek Nature Center for a presentation and book-signing Friday, April 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m..

A John Fielder photo from his "Ranches of Colorado" book displays the Last Dollar Ranch in San Miguel County.
John Fielder photo; courtesy of Bear Creek Nature Center

       He will present a slide show related to his most recent book, “Ranches of Colorado.” Fielder's talk will display “50 of the most beautiful ranches of Colorado and the ranchers who run them and have an abiding reverence for the land,” a press release states.
       A $10 donation per person is requested. Advance reservations are necessary at 520-6387. The Nature Cen-ter is at 245 Bear Creek Rd.
       Proceeds will benefit the El Paso County nature centers, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Colorado open spaces. Books will be available for sale.
       The center also has an office copy of the book for people wanting to peruse it beforehand, according to Nature Center staffer Paula Megorden.
       “We're very excited that he's coming,” she said. “He came to the center several years ago, so this is just the second time he's been here.”

Westside Pioneer/press release