Opinion: We’ve destroyed Western watersheds. It’s time for “ecological reparations.”
Impact fees are an opportunity to amend past wrongs.
20 years of planning saved Rocky Mountain National Park from the worst of the East Troublesome fire. It will take 20 more to fix the damage.
“We’ve been fighting this fire for 20 years,” Rocky Mountain National Park's fire manager says. The work kept two of the largest Colorado wildfires on record from laying waste to the third busiest park in the national system.
Changes were made to water flow out of the Glen Canyon Dam. And that led to more bugs in the Colorado River.
The number of adult midges throughout the Grand Canyon rose by 34% on weekends versus weekdays during last year's experiment