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Category: Sustainable Business :: Eco-Tourism
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Colorado Tourism Office unveils strategy for sustainable growth 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado Tourism Board has mapped a plan to grow the state’s tourism industry through collaboration, pushing travelers into new places and a focus on sustainability and reducing impacts. And if that new Colorado Tourism Roadmap is going to work, the office says it needs $10 million more a year atop its $19.6 million in annual funding.
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The Latest: Judge stays enforcement of Trump travel ban 29.1.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local):
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Yampa Valley Sustainability Council offers green holiday guide 24.11.2016 Steamboat Pilot
In this season of celebration, decoration, gift giving and travel, Americans generate more waste and use more energy. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the volume of household waste increases 25 percent, and 33 percent more food is thrown away during the holidays. To green up the holidays — and the other months of the year — Yampa Valley Sustainability Council offers 10 tips to make your holidays easier on the planet. 1) Make your holiday feast a Zero Waste gathering Ideally, serve food on dishware that can be washed and reused. If you need to serve on single-use tableware, purchase compostable products from The Green Company but make sure to compost it rather than throwing it in the trash. You can reserve your DIY Zero Waste event kit from YVSC today. Reduce your food waste by planning each meal, composting food scraps and eating (or freezing) any leftovers. Learn more about reducing food waste at home at epa.gov/recycle/reducing-wasted-food-home . Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is a ...
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Steamboat briefs: Howelsen Hill ski passes slated to go on sale today 18.10.2016 Steamboat Pilot
Sales of 2016-17 Howelsen Hill season passes will begin today online, and concession sales will begin Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Howelsen Hill Lodge. Howelsen Hill Alpine and Nordic trails will open Saturday, Nov. 26, conditions permitting. ColoradoCare meetings scheduled in Routt County An informational session focusing on Amendment 69, also known as ColoradoCare, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Off the Beaten Path bookstore, 68 Ninth St. Speakers will include volunteers for the Routt County Colorado Cares team. Library screens film about modern-day Charles Darwin Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of “Islands of Creation,” an award-winning film from the 2016 International Wildlife Film Festival, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 in Library Hall. The film by Nathan Dappan travels to the jungles of a remote archipelago in the South Pacific, where a biologist is attempting to do something Charles Darwin and Ernst Mayr never accomplished: catch evolution in the act of ...
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Writers on the Range: Bikes belong in wilderness 1.4.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
It hasn't happened yet, but one day, bicycles and baby strollers will be welcome in wilderness.
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It’s inevitable. There will be bikes in wilderness. 29.3.2016 High Country News Most Recent
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Wrecked cars revving up visits to National Corvette Museum 14.8.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The car-swallowing hole has been fixed but not forgotten at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
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When our river turned orange 10.8.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Nine things you need to know about the Animas River mine waste spill.
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Wise: Air travel is terrible for the environment. Can new technology change that? 17.6.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Summer is upon us, and with it peak U.S. airline travel: this July, more than 80 million passengers will cross American skies.
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Time takes toll on Mesa Verde’s Cliff Palace 25.4.2015 Durango Herald
Nearly 32 million people have visited Mesa Verde National Park since it was created by presidential proclamation in 1908.And for more than 100 years nearly every one of those visitors has flocked to the park’s crown jewel – Cliff Palace, the largest cliff dwelling in North America.But recently, the park’s...
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Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts 25.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found.
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Green aspirations drive man behind Golden electric car share firm 3.12.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Like any eager car dealer, Tim Prior talks quickly — and seriously — about the virtues of the vehicles on his lot.
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Former Vail Associates attorney to head Colorado eco-devo efforts 13.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Fiona Arnold, the former general counsel at Vail Resorts, will replace Ken Lund as executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade at the start of
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Geos Development neighborhood in Arvada claims net-zero sustainability 1.10.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Norbert Klebl set out to design a new kind of neighborhood - an integrated neighborhood with homes that create at least as much energy as they consume while fostering a sense of community. After the project was sidelined by the 2009 housing market crash, Arvada is now reviewing final development plans for the Geos project at 69th Avenue and Indiana ...
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Meet the 8 Scottsdale City Council candidates 5.8.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Eight candidates will appear on the primary ballot Tuesday, Aug. 26, for three seats opening in ...
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Culture clash in Moab 12.7.2014 Durango Herald
As a benefit for the San Juan Mountains Association, we had organized a canoe trip on the Green River near Moab to paddle 60 miles from Geyser Springs to Mineral Bottom. Colorado’s Centennial Canoe Outfitters says this is “part of the longest stretch of quiet wilderness water in the western United States.” We had plans...
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Mickelson embarks on 2nd stage of season 1.5.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Charlotte, N.C. • Phil Mickelson, often referred to as a man of the people, might need the people to clear out before he gets his first look at Pinehurst No. 2. Mickelson is in North Carolina for the first of two big tournaments, one weighted a little more than the other. In what amounts to the second stage of the season, he tees off Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship on a Quail Hollow course that has new greens and an exciting new finish. Six weeks later, he’ll be two hours east at Pinehu...
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Cannon: Help, Mr. Peabody. The light’s green but I’m still waiting to go 30.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Good morning, Tribune readers! Peabody here. I’d like you to step into the WABAC machine with my boy, Sherman, and me so that you can see how automobiles used to respond at intersections with stoplights. Ready? Excellent! Yes. Here we are! The year is 1972. Richard Nixon is in the White House calling the shots. Marlon Brando is on the big screen with cotton in his mouth, making people offers they can’t refuse. Steve McGarrett is on TV, keeping the streets of Honolulu safe. Jane Fonda is in Hanoi...
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Ann Cannon: Help, Mr. Peabody. The light turned green but I’m still waiting to go 29.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Good morning, Tribune readers! Peabody here. I’d like you to step into the WABAC machine with my boy, Sherman, and me so that you can see how automobiles used to respond at intersections with stoplights. Ready? Excellent! Yes. Here we are! The year is 1972. Richard Nixon is in the White House calling the shots. Marlon Brando is on the big screen with cotton in his mouth, making people offers they can’t refuse. Steve McGarrett is on TV, keeping the streets of Honolulu safe. Jane Fonda is in Hanoi...
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Steamboat briefs: Routt Schools Federal Credit Union celebrates 50th anniversary 24.3.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Routt Schools Federal Credit Union will celebrate its 50th anniversary during the group’s annual board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Crawford Room at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. All credit union members are invited to attend. Current membership includes employees or family members of employees of Steamboat Springs, South Routt, Hayden and Walden school districts, Northwest Colorado BOCES, Colorado Mountain College, city of Steamboat Springs, Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, Routt County, Discovery Learning Center, Heritage Christian School, Mount Werner Water District, LIFT-UP of Routt County, Casey’s Pond Senior Living and Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. According to Susan Strong, credit union manager, the organization has grown from 35 potential members at the first board meeting in 1964 to its current membership of 840. Initially serving only teachers, the credit union has expanded to include 15 member groups. Local Sustainable Business Consortium meeting April 3 The ...
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