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

Colorado attorney general taking hard look at Trump administration’s clean-water regulations rollback

Democrat Phil Weiser says if the Environmental Protection Agency rolls back the Waters of the United State rule beyond a certain point, he could take legal action

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Parked: New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile-home residents

“There was a convergence.” Politics, a housing crisis and activism produced a long-awaited sign of hope for mobile-home owners.