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Opinion: This year brings a fresh chance to protect special lands across the West

The year 2021 has brought new energy and urgency for the important work of conservation. With ever-present reminders of climate change in the form of wildfires,  extreme weather events, the  decline of wildlife species, and a changing natural landscape, protecting what is so special about our home in Colorado has become a priority for voters […]

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Opinion: Let’s act now to protect Colorado’s desert wildlands. The ball is in our senators’ court.

Colorado is blessed with an abundance of wild and remote public lands, free for the exploration and enjoyment by any and all. Among these are some of the most spectacular and undeveloped canyons and mesas of the Colorado Plateau, the lesser-known cousins of Utah’s famously renowned canyonlands. Now, after decades awaiting congressional scrutiny and action, […]