User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Conservation :: Small-Scale
Last updated: Nov 14 2019 05:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Editorial: Denver must stick to its guns to protect Park Hill open space 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Allowing development on land protected by both a conservation easement and recreational zoning is too dangerous a precedent to set, regardless of how amiable the developer is, how direly we need affordable housing or how many “stakeholder” meetings are held.
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Webb: Park Hill Golf Course land can and must be preserved under new conservation law 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In July, Westside Investment Partners, Inc., purchased the Park Hill Golf Course land. They speculated that they would be able to terminate the easement and change the open space-recreation zoning easily -- but they were wrong.
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Park Hill Golf Course: Denver agrees to pay developer $6 million settlement, but land’s future still unclear 5.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver city officials teed up a $6 million settlement Tuesday with the buyer of Park Hill Golf Course, but the agreement doesn't resolve questions about what might happen to the land.
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Boulder County’s carbon sequestration project reports limited impact in first year 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
“People are going to have to be patient, it’s going to take a long time to figure this out,” said Elizabeth Black, head of the Citizen Science Soil Health Project that analyzes soil samples from all over Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. “Climate change is really scaring people and they want a solution. When they hear about soil carbon sequestration there is this tendency for people to say this is great, farmers are going to fix this. That is not fair or realistic. Everybody has to do their part. People in cities need to figure out what they’re going to do to fix it on their end, too.”
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Park Hill Golf Club: Get ready for another Denver development debate 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The city of Denver is ready to end the legal conflicts that have ensnared a valuable piece of property in the city's northeast. But a proposed settlement may only be the beginning of a long and contentious political fight over the future of the Park Hill Golf Club.
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A nomadic plumber found mysterious stones on his land — so he became the first person to return land to the Ute Indian Tribe 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Rich Snyder is the first person in recent memory to give land as a form of reparations for the Ute Indian Tribe. It cost him almost everything.
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Developer sets sights on huge swath of scenic metro Denver farmland 9.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Neighbors are raising alarm over a development proposal for a 150-acre farm in Westminster where crops have been grown for more than a century. It is one of the largest remaining plots of undeveloped property in the heart of the Denver metro area.
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Demolition of 1888 Lakewood farm is sought to make way for new homes 26.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Homebuilder Richmond American Homes wants to put 77 single-family houses on the 11-acre Schnell Farm site at the southeast corner of the Bear Creek Greenbelt.
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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Denver residents take a stand on Park Hill Golf Course as green space dwindles citywide 4.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While Denver was hosting urban planners from 18 nations recently for a conference on green space, residents were launching a campaign to preserve 155 acres of open space at the Park Hill Golf Course, which was sold to a developer last month.
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Former Park Hill Golf Course property sells for $24 million; buyer plans development 12.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A $24 million sale of the 155-acre former Park Hill Golf Course property was announced Thursday and the Denver-based investment firm buying the land said housing, recreation and open space are among development options for the controversial parcel.
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Denver communities putting more faith in land trusts amid affordable housing crisis 8.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
As a nationwide affordable housing crisis continues to inflict pain on renters and would-be homebuyers across the Centennial State one tool has emerged as a key means to get more people into quality homes they can afford and stabilize neighborhoods.
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Ditch the car: Trails you can reach by taking the bus or light rail 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Ditch the car and take public transportation instead.
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Ditch the car: Trails you can reach by taking the bus or light rail 6.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Ditch the car and take public transportation instead.
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Golden eagles survive amid suburbia of Highlands Ranch, thanks to preservation of natural habitat 5.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of golden eagles have nested successfully for years because Douglas County officials and the developers who in the 1980s built Highlands Ranch deliberately concentrated housing on relatively small lots, preserving 8,200 acres of natural habitat where the eagles hunt.
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Planned sale of Park Hill Golf Club a “great disappointment,” former mayor says 24.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Former Mayor Wellington Webb is jumping into the debate over the Park Hill Golf Club, a 155-acre property that may soon be sold to a real-estate developer.
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Letters: Hide Dinger from cameras; Park Hill Golf Club could go to developers (6/22/19) 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Hide Dinger from the cameras Too many Rockies games turn into an embarrassment late, and I’m not talking about the pitching. How in the world can the Rox constantly allow Dinger to camp out behind home plate? Can you imagine that scene in Boston, New York or L.A.? No, you can’t. The club will never […]
Editorial: Denver’s leaders must win this land battle for 155 acres of parkland 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Unless the prospective buyers of Park Hill Golf Club are indeed interested in operating a public golf course on the 155 acres of prime real estate in north Denver, they’d best pull out of the deal now.
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