Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: If you love Colorado’s wildlife, do not feed it

Setting boundaries is one of the hallmarks of successful human relationships, and recent human-animal interactions gone wrong indicate that our interactions with Colorado’s wildlife can benefit from boundaries, as well. “Boundaries are not separation,”  researcher and author Brené Brown said. “They are respect.” It was not respectful for folks in (Colorado’s) Yuma last month to […]

Posted inEnvironment, News

Colorado’s I-25 project on “The Gap” combined data, thousands of photos and engineering to minimize roadkill

It’s a picturesque and remarkable feat of preservation. Meandering plains, mountains and meadows reflect a decades-long effort to link massive, contiguous public and private parcels along a miles-wide corridor that runs roughly from Monument Hill north to Lone Tree. It features land wrapped in expansive conservation easements, protected habitat and, to the west, Pike National […]