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Gov. Polis makes it official: Fishers Peak is Colorado’s newest state park 30.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Residents of Trinidad have long identified with Fishers Peak, a 9,630-foot-high landmark in southern Colorado, but the public hasn't been able to access it because it was part of a private ranch. That changed Monday when Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill to make it Colorado's newest state park.
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Deal alert: 30% off rooms at Death Valley and Grand Canyon lodges 16.6.2020 LA Times: Health

National park deals: Death Valley and the Grand Canyon have rooms available now through September with prices discounted as much as 30%.

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Broomfield family rescued after getting lost during hike, spending night near Meadow Mountain summit 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A family from Broomfield was rescued Sunday morning after getting lost during a hike and spending a night outside near the summit of Meadow Mountain, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.
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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now 6.6.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now William Ginn Sat, 06/06/2020 - 02:00 This is an excerpt from " Valuing Nature " by William J. Ginn. Copyright 2020 William J. Ginn. Reproduced here with permission from Island Press, Washington, D.C.  Resistance to change is universal. For example, despite more than 30 years of good science and best practices that support conservation agriculture in the United States, less than 5 percent of U.S. soy, wheat, and corn farmers use cover crops, and only 25 percent have adopted crop rotation and conservation tillage practices, even though the country is losing more than 10 billion tons of soil each year as well as more than $50 billion in social and environmental benefits. One challenge is the increasing percentage of farms owned by investors who lease land year to year to the highest bidder, which gives farmers little incentive to invest in conservation practices that might take years to be fully realized. Nevertheless, [The Nature ...
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Four protesters file lawsuit seeking to ban Denver police from using tear gas, projectiles on protesters 5.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
A lawsuit has been filed in Denver District Court over the police use of non-lethal weapons against protesters during the ongoing George Floyd police brutality protests.
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PHOTOS: Denver memorial for George Floyd at Civic Center Park 5.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver held a peaceful rally focused on unity, love, community, respect and understanding at Civic Center Park on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Hundreds gathered as speakers took the stage with impassioned speeches that sometimes turned into debates in which men and women spoke and heard one another as the crowd looked on.
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We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 2.6.2020 WRI Stories
We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019 Comments|Add Comment|PrintLarge logs sit on a truck bed in a forest concession in Ghana. Photo by Maite Knorr-Evans/WRI What is tree cover loss? Tree cover loss is not the same as deforestation. “Tree cover” can refer to trees in plantations as well as natural forests, and “tree cover loss” is the removal of tree canopy due to human or natural causes, including fire. The data presented here do not take tree restoration or... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Hot Property: Sly Stallone readies for another round in La Quinta 30.5.2020 LA Times: Business

Box office star Sylvester Stallone has tossed his La Quinta retreat back on the market for $3.35 million. Also: Greg Norman tries for $40 million in Colorado, and producer Bob Yari looks to sell in Beverly Grove.

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Light rain helps slow wildfire in southeastern Colorado 25.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Light rain helped slow the growth of a lightning-sparked wildfire burning on Colorado's southeastern plains on Sunday.
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Pulling dollar bills off the wall to keep going in rural California 21.5.2020 LA Times: Health

As the coronavirus lockdown severs commerce along the eastern Sierra Nevada range, rural towns look to the future with dread.

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Greg Norman tees up Colorado ranch at $40 million 18.5.2020 LA Times: Business

Golfer Greg Norman has listed his 11,900-acre ranch in Colorado for $40 million.

Regenerative Agriculture: Good for Soil Health, but Limited Potential to Mitigate Climate Change 12.5.2020 WRI Stories
Regenerative Agriculture: Good for Soil Health, but Limited Potential to Mitigate Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintA farmer uses a no-till planter. Photo by United Soybean Board/Flickr Agriculture needs to close an 11-gigaton greenhouse gas (GHG) gap between expected emissions in 2050 and those needed to hold global warming below 2oC. Several noteworthy reports have proposed a range of mitigation options. Our World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future, issued jointly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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People want beef. Ranchers have cows. Here's what's going wrong 12.5.2020 LA Times: Health

As beef processing plants slow due to the coronavirus, California cattle ranchers, feeders and auctioneers are scrambling to adjust to a new normal.

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Man arrested as suspect in fatal shooting in Denver’s Green Valley Ranch area 12.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A 20-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of first-degree murder for a shooting death in the Green Valley Ranch area, according to Denver police.
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Denver police investigating Green Valley Ranch shooting as a homicide 11.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
Police have called the death of a man shot in Green Valley Ranch late Sunday night a homicide.
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Man shot Sunday night in Green Valley Ranch 11.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left one man wounded in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood, the department tweeted.
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Skip the steak, buy the brisket: Consumers need to be flexible amid beef bottlenecks 7.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Where's the beef? In California, it is still available, but meat eaters might need to settle for cuts other than prime steaks. The industry is dealing with production backups caused by coronavirus pandemic.

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What's available from L.A.-area farmers and beyond during the shutdown, and how to get it 4.5.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

A list of currently available produce from local farmers.

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Hot Property: Lakers star Anthony Davis hangs $8-million price tag on SoCal home 25.4.2020 LA Times: Business

Lakers superstar Anthony Davis is shooting for about $8 million for his Westlake Village home of two years.

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