User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Conservation :: Small-Scale
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 10:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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87-year-old Park Hill Golf Club to be sold to developers in July 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The owners of the Park Hill Golf Club have entered into negotiations with a local developer about the future of the century-old course in northeast Denver.
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After nearly going extinct, Washington’s pygmy rabbits need room to grow 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Recovering the endangered rabbits will test society’s willingness to let nature reclaim a landscape.
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“This may be the year”: Colorado legislators push to protect 1 million acres as wilderness through 2 bills in Congress 7.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Faced with population growth and a booming tourism and recreation industry, Colorado congressional leaders are pushing to protect more than 1 million acres of land as wilderness with the help of legislation to be introduced Tuesday that would cover 33 parcels, from high desert plateaus to river canyons in the western half of the state.
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Denver City Council At-Large candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council At-Large race features Jesse Lashawn Parris, Johnny Hayes, Deborah "Debbie" Ortega, Tony Pigford, Lynne Langdon and Robin Kniech.
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Letters: Ken Buck as the new GOP chair; A Pinocchio for Mayor Hancock (4/10/19) 10.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Ken Buck as the new GOP chair Re: “Colorado GOP’s shift to the party of Trump,” April 7 news story I just read the Sunday article on Ken Buck. Is it any wonder the majority of voters in Colorado are independents. Democrats and Republicans only know one thing: call each other names. I grew up […]
Extinction looms for southern California’s mountain lions 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new study presents a choice: Allow the big cats to vanish in 50 years — or build modest wildlife corridors.
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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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Gray wolves may lose federal endangered species protection under Trump administration initiative 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves face a fresh push to strip away the federal protection that's helped them recover from near-extinction, while deer, antelope and moose may get government help in Colorado and other states to roam across increasingly fragmented habitat.
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Guest Commentary: We need a “Game Plan” to save the green space at Park Hill Golf Course 11.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Reporter Bruce Finley's excellent series about the desperate need for more green space and large new parks in Denver raises several fundamental issues: Lack of available land, competition from developers for the land that is available, and equity for residents in industrial or economically deprived neighborhoods.
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Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 letters: shutdown, densification of Denver, Gov. Polis 21.1.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Think of our federal workers during this shutdown TSA workers are among the lowest paid of all federal employees, and now they aren’t being paid at all. It is time for a blue flu. My estimate of the time between a complete jam of airport security lines and reopening the federal government regardless of Trump’s silly wall is 48 hours, max. The powerful and wealthy do not understand not getting a paycheck, but messing up their travel will get immediate attention.
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Boulder hits greenhouse gas reduction goal three years early 20.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder achieved a 16 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in 2017 compared to 2005 levels, three years earlier than the city's stated goal as part of a commitment to cut to three metric tons of emissions per person by 2050. Boulder had hoped to achieve a 16 percent reduction by 2020.
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Boulder City Council could renew push for affordable housing on Shining Mountain Waldorf land 15.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Incorporating affordable housing into the north Boulder Shining Mountain Waldorf School's proposed redevelopment project has been deemed too financially difficult by school officials.
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