Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.
The federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing on adjacent BLM land.
Agriculture is part of the climate change problem. Colorado wants farmers’ soil to be part of the solution.By Moe Clark Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
An apple revival near Four Corners is restoring hundreds of historic fruits — and the local ag economyBy Nancy Lofholm Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Stung by boycott movement, Backcountry.com CEO forging deals with businesses targeted in trademark debacle
"They do want to turn this around," says owner of avalanche educators sued by Backcountry.com over trademark she held.
Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.
The first step for the Front Range cities, which want to act on their decades-old water rights, is to drill test bores for a proposed dam that would flood a Holy Cross Wilderness access road
Colorado ranchers have beef with lab-grown and plant-based “meat” — and they want well-done labeling
Cattle and bison ranchers are looking for help to let consumers know where the food in their package came from, including whether it originated in a petri dish or another country
If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.
Big Ag, nonprofits and CSU incubate ideas to expand production and imagine jobs that don’t yet exist
County suspends new mining permit applications, blocking expansion of limestone mine near Glenwood Springs
The moratorium imposed in Garfield County means Rocky Mountain Resources Industrials cannot make changes to its special use permit for a limestone mine north of Glenwood
Cross-pollination between outdoor-grown marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict in Colorado, beyond
In Pueblo, the area of the state with the largest amount of outdoor-grown marijuana, the county regulators have been working to allow both hemp and cannabis cultivators to coexist
Glenwood Springs is spending $1.2M in tax money on a public affairs campaign to fight a mine above town
The city is assembling a war chest to ward off an "existential crisis" stemming from a politically connected company, Rocky Mountain Resources, that wants to expand a limestone mine just above Glenwood Springs' famous hot springs
Developers in the I-70-adjacent city say they aim to put the fun into a Superfund site that could attract more than 400,000 visitors a year