Rocky Mountain National Park
“Lots of structure loss” after East Troublesome fire’s explosion into Grand Lake, but changing weather slows march toward Estes Park
Massive Grand County fire charred another 50,000 acres Thursday, topping 170,000 acres to become the second largest fire in Colorado's history
Tracking the story of Colorado’s Cheley camps, where generations of kids have learned to love the mountainsMary Taylor Young Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and whereMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenanceJesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Gates shut at Rocky Mountain National Park, first Colorado park to close amid fears of coronavirus spread
Days after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt suspended entrance fees at national parks, Estes Park mayor asked to close the park, citing crowds, older residents and a potentially overwhelmed hospital.
Parks are trying to keep up with ever-changing rules and recommendations from government officials who are urging people to avoid gathering in large groups but allowing them to get outside for fresh air and exercise.
If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.
Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about it
The new rule issued by Interior Secretary aims to ease management and clarify conflicting rules by allowing e-bikes access to all bike trails. But trailbuilding and wilderness groups lament the lack of public involvement in the decision.
Congress needs to include full, permanent, mandatory funding for the Land and Water Conservation FundOpinion
Four types of plants growing near the entrance to NCAR are part of a nationwide network of gardens where citizen scientists and climate researchers collect data about the impact of ground-level ozone
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.
Campers now want more than just a tent. One Colorado campground is leaning into those changing tastes — and shorter attention spans.
Corporate campgrounds such as Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts and its much larger competitor -- Kampgrounds of America -- have learned that today’s campers need more than stargazing to keep them interested