People living in neighborhoods around Nederland questioned Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s efforts to stop a rash of dog killings and were told their only recourse was adaptation and protecting their pets. Right as the killings started to slow, one lion was shot.
Our livelihood is deeply rooted in sustainable land management. That’s why our ag producers are conservation leaders.
A complex state effort announces first success restoring the breeding population of greenback cutthroat trout in a historic spot.
The misinformation being spread about the U.S. government’s recommendation to create locally led, voluntary campaigns to conserve and restore 30 percent of America’s lands and waters by 2030 is so egregious that some Colorado landowners — the ones in the best position to use conservation for land and water protection — now believe conservation hurts […]
Chuck gaped at the back of Clarence’s helmeted head. “What in God’s name are you saying?” “I mean, consider the odds,” Clarence yelled back at him. “You really think—?” Clarence nodded, his plastic helmet bobbing. “I do. The power—the force—of this first rapid made me realize I needed to say something.” Chuck grimaced and rowed […]
A group of wildlife advocates is blasting Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s wolf reintroduction process, saying the intent of the voter-approved proposition has been “lost or undermined.” Since voters in November 2020 approved Proposition 114 directing the state to craft a plan and reintroduce wolves on the Western Slope by the end of 2023, CPW has […]
A water-dependent pastime battles for sustainability on the small-town courses woven into the region’s cultural heritage.
We recently joined 60 of our fellow Colorado local elected officials in sending Gov. Jared Polis a letter to express our support for a statewide conservation goal in step with President Biden’s national Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful conservation plan. That plan includes a commitment to conserving and restoring 30% of our nation’s lands […]
SWEETWATER — “Don’t look up, OK?” Adrienne Brink is showing off the kitchen of the lodge at Sweetwater Lake Resort. For nearly 40 years she has used the lakeside log cabin with cinder block additions as a headquarters for AJ Brink outfitters, guiding thousands of hunters and horseback riders into the Flat Tops Wilderness. She’s […]
By Suman Naishadham, The Associated Press As drought and climate change tighten their grip on the American West, the sight of fountains, swimming pools, gardens and golf courses in cities like Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Boise, and Albuquerque can be jarring at first glance. Western water experts, however, say they aren’t […]