User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Plants
Last updated: Sep 18 2017 14:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Seri adapt to climate change in the desert 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Researchers are working to document traditional ecological knowledge.
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A human-caused wildfire burns Oregon’s Columbia Gorge 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Pacific Northwest, data shows people burn the places they love.
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Under new Interior Department plan, sage grouse will suffer 15.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New policies will prioritize oil and gas leasing over habitat.
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How farmers can help keep salt out of the Colorado River 11.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The solution to a basin-wide problem may fall to individual irrigators.
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PHOTOS: The Dust Bowl in Colorado and the Great Plains 1.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Dust Bowl, or the Dirty Thirties, was an 8-year period of drought that devastated the American prairie lands encompassing the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles, as well as neighboring territories of Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico.
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Will the West’s newest species go extinct? 12.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Earlier this year, researchers confirmed the discovery of a new species of crossbill in Idaho’s South Hills.
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PHOTOS: Butterflies move into Butterfly Pavilion at Chatfield Farms for 2017 26.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Photos from the fourth annual habitat experience “Butterflies at Chatfield Farms” at the Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens May 25, 2017 in Jefferson County. \
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Backcountry Wilderness Area coming to the fore in Douglas County 17.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The Backcountry Wilderness Area south of Highlands Ranch offers a variety of public programs. People are invited to come get acquainted with the 8,200-acre property at the Backcountry Shindig in June.
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Experts fear ‘quiet springs’ as songbirds can’t keep up with climate change 16.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
In 1962, Rachel Carson warned that pesticides, particularly DDT, would lead to springs without birdsong, as she wrote in her book "Silent Spring." Carson's forecast kick-started an environmental movement and was instrumental in the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to ban the pesticides 10 years later, so her descriptions of deathly quiet did not come to pass.
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Calling citizen scientists: Researchers want you to track nesting birds in your garden 28.4.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
The National Audubon Society is launching an online guide to selecting native plants of particular value to birds, either directly as shelter or food, or indirectly in attracting insect larvae that nestlings need in large quantities to develop.
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Tools of the Trade: Your shed needs one pruner and one lopper 14.4.2017 Denver Post: Local
Cheap tools aren’t a bargain if they need to be replaced every season -- or even sooner.
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Highlands Ranch water provider pumping up conservation programs amid warm, dry spring 12.4.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Highland Ranch's Centennial Water and Sanitation District is encouraging customers to take advantage of various incentive programs rather than going over their water budgets during a warm, dry spring.
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Technology is cropping up in our lettuce fields 30.3.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In Yuma, Arizona, agriculture has embraced technology to increase yield.
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California’s desert wildflowers burst into bright ‘super bloom’ 24.3.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Following the ideal combination of rain, sun and wind, blossoms abound.
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World Water Day: Save water, harvest wastewater 22.3.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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Saving time, trouble and water with a pre-planned garden 26.2.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
There’s always that one yard in your neighborhood, isn’t there? The one with the colorful flowers with butterflies flitting and bees buzzing.
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Pro talk: Colorado agriculture office shares pot knowledge 3.2.2017 Denver Post: Business
Looking to the pros: The Colorado Department of Agriculture is also working on the world's first government-produced manual on how to grow marijuana.
Gypsum council rejects plan for gravel pit above Colorado River near Dotsero 14.12.2016 Denver Post: Business
After a steady stream of Eagle County residents blasted a plan to develop a gravel pit on a mesa above the Colorado River near Dotsero, the Gypsum Town Council took barely two minutes Tuesday night to unanimously reject the project.
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Latest: Feds plan sagebrush survey 21.11.2016 High Country News Most Recent
The data could provide a blueprint for science-based decisions.
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Wickstrom: Colorado Parks and Wildlife looking to add more “Walk in Access” for hunters, anglers 20.10.2016 Denver Post: Outdoors
One of the main hurdles I hear from beginning and experienced outdoor enthusiasts is access to places they can hunt and fish which provide some reasonable chance of success.
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