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David Lien

David Lien

David Lien of Colorado Springs is a former Air Force officer and co-chairman of the Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. He’s the author of “Hunting for Experience: Tales of Hunting & Habitat Conservation” and during 2014 was recognized by Field & Stream as a “Hero of Conservation.”

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Ukraine is another black swan

By: - April 18, 2022

A “black swan” is a highly improbable event that is generally unpredictable and carries an outsized impact. Black swans require us to rethink old assumptions. In other words, the rules that applied before the black swan may no longer apply afterward. After enduring the COVID-19 black swan for some two years we were thrust into […]

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Preserve Camp Hale and other public lands for future generations

By: - September 24, 2021

During a recent visit to the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, I learned that by the end of World War II in 1945 the U.S. had 89 Army divisions deployed overseas, including 68 in Europe: 47 infantry, 16 armored, four airborne and one mountain — the 10th Mountain Division. […]