I am a Nature and Wildlife photographer based in Gunnison, Colorado. I love to photograph wildlife in order to display their beauty and gentleness.  My hope is that my images inspire active Rocky Mountain Wildlife Conservation and Habitat Protection for all animals.  I would love to end the hunting of all birds and animals and see Gunnison County, Colorado become a Protected National Treasure for Wildlife Preservation. Specifically, over 80% of the county is public land. Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest body of water in the state. It was built over 50 years ago with minimal and outdated improvements for recreational use. I would like to see the varied state wildlife viewing areas, Hartman Rocks, Curecanti National Recreation area and the many wilderness areas such as West Elk Wilderness consolidated into one beautiful