The flying pest feasts on more than 300 types of plants and returns each year in greater numbers. But not in Palisade.
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.
Gunnison’s farm season has grown by 28 days. The proof is in “Barometer” Bartleson’s weather records.
118 years of data crunched by weather “backcaster” tells a climate story that plenty of people in the high-mountain valley are talking about.
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Acres of destruction left by Colorado’s historic avalanche season are also delivering climate change evidence
Researchers think secrets hidden in the rings of millions of felled trees may reveal the relationship between climate and avalanche cycles
Project to make depleted open space owned by the city healthy again could be a blueprint for carbon capture and land management
The U.S. Drought Monitor released a report Thursday showing that just roughly eight square miles in Colorado -- or 0.01 percent of the state -- is under abnormal dryness. And that might just be from a map-drawing error.