A world-renowned climate research site near Crested Butte is now protected by a conservation easementBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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.