User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Places :: San Juan National Forest
Last updated: Jan 17 2018 03:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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NASA scientist, tornado chaser, helicopter pilot to lead Alexandra-based space science research team 16.1.2018 Science / Technology News

Delwyn Moller, carrying a corner reflector into the San Juan Mountains in Colorado, United States, for radar calibration during a NASA airborne snow measurement campaign. Moller has been appointed the director of research for the Centre of Space Science Technology based in Alexandra.

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The price of a national park fee hike 14.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The proposed increase in entrance fees reignites old questions about who should fund the West’s open spaces.
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Who should pay for public lands? 14.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The proposed national park fee hike re-ignites old questions about how to fund the West’s open spaces.
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This City Found a Way to Get Everyone Involved in Urban Planning 27.10.2017 Truthout.com
When Monica Palmquist moved to Cortez, Colorado, in 2010, she was shocked to find that the Hispanic population in a town with a Spanish name had almost no presence in the community's civic life. Born in Mexico, Palmquist had spent most of her life in the United States, in cities where the Hispanic community was visible and active. In Cortez, where she worked as a community organizer, they were rarely ever seen. The community has a long history of distrusting public officials. "We were called 'The Invisible Community,'" Palmquist says. "We don't get ourselves into trouble. We don't make noise." Palmquist had taken it upon herself to go door to door to organize the Hispanic community, and the doors literally did not open. The community has a long history of distrusting public officials, and Palmquist's status as a fellow Mexican American did not outweigh the perception that she was an outsider. Palmquist wasn't the only person to notice the disconnect. Cortez is a diverse, working-class city of 8,500 ...
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Inside a taxidermy shop 1.5.2017 Current Issue
In Western Colorado, bringing “life” to freeze-framed wild animals.
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It’s wrong to blame the EPA for the Gold King spill 1.2.2017 Writers on the Range
Without the private sector, neither the mine nor its toxic legacy would exist.
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Can a ranch sawmill improve forest health in rural Colorado? 27.5.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Cutting timber on a billionaire’s land could boost the San Luis Valley’s economy.
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Sometimes, the strangest ties bind tightest 2.5.2016 High Country News Most Recent
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Snowpack is melting fast, despite April storms 24.4.2016 High Country News Most Recent
It has dwindled faster than experts have seen in nearly four decades, which could upset reservoir management.
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Where private land meets public interest 4.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A group of landowners on the Colorado-New Mexico border aim to conserve a contested landscape.
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Animas River spill: only the latest in 150 years of pollution 17.8.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Mapping the other threats to the Animas and San Juan Rivers.
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Why is this Colorado river orange? 10.8.2015 TreeHugger
EPA to blame for the catastrophe on the Animas.
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Latest: A controversial ski resort proposal gets approval 17.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A Colorado land swap with the Forest Service gives developers a green light.
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Strangers in a familiar land 13.4.2015 Current Issue
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After a ski patroller’s death, a flurry of questions 16.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Forest Service permitting issues complicate a southwestern Colorado tragedy
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How to pass a wilderness bill in 2014 15.10.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Lessons from southwest Colorado’s Hermosa Creek.
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On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche 25.7.2014 From the Blogs
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I admit it: I'm an environmental hypocrite 11.2.2014 Writers on the Range
Yup, I hang my clothes to dry – right after I burn fossil fuels to get them clean.
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Dust-on-snow update: 2013 moisture could mean a dusty spring 24.1.2014 From the Blogs
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