Camille Stevens-Rumann, left, a forestry researcher at Colorado State University, graduate assistant Zoe Schapira , and field technician Zane Dickson-Hunt gather data amid the burn scar of the 2018 Spring Creek Fire June 11, 2019, near La Veta. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Climate change is transforming Western forests. And that could have big consequences far beyond wildfires.

The heat of a warming planet, like an artist’s palette knife on a canvas, etches its way across Western forests, slowly altering ecosystems that have flourished for centuries.

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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

BLM demands intensive review of test bores needed before mine above Glenwood can expand, cites public ire

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow limestone quarry that they worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm beloved hot springs.

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Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup

Pay TV providers also are being forced to be transparent with “hidden fees” that can add up to $450 a year to customer bills.