U.S Forest Service
The Boulder County Democrat says it’s time to “go big and be bold” with his sweeping 21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act, which provides economic relief from coronavirus shutdown while investing in overlooked forest management, wildfire mitigation and civilian corps.
“Locals only” coronavirus closures of Colorado public land may not be legal. But mountain communities say it’s needed for safety.By Jason Blevins Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
A southern Colorado town is dreaming of a revived ski hill in the wake of Texas investors’ big bustsBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.By Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards sayBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
Acres of destruction left by Colorado’s historic avalanche season are also delivering climate change evidence
Researchers think secrets hidden in the rings of millions of felled trees may reveal the relationship between climate and avalanche cycles
Now their offspring are getting a fresh start after hitching a ride in saddlebags up a mountain stream
The popular Warren Gulch Trail, in use for 90 years, is being reviewed for a rerouting after clashes on the private property it runs through
Colorado’s D.C. delegation once again unites on legislation allowing Forest Service to keep more ski-area fees in the state.
Interior Secretary Bernhardt came home to Colorado — and the swamp monsters were waiting for him in Vail
Protest highlighted conflict over public lands policy as decision on where a new BLM agency HQ might land looms
Volunteers armed with staplers reach high to ward off tiny invaders who prefer the biggest, oldest, most beautiful Douglas firs in the forest
Hunger for uphill ski land has resorts, Forest Service looking at acres unused inside existing ski permits
Bluebird Backcountry, on the hunt for a home for its chairlift-free ski area, is exploring using thousands of ungroomed acres inside ski area boundaries