User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Conservation :: Restoration
Last updated: Mar 24 2018 10:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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Moving rocks by hand, Colorado volunteers strengthen eroding landscapes to help withstand climate change 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Confronting the impacts of climate change, volunteers in western Colorado have turned back to the Stone Age, constructing hundreds of "one-rock dams" across semi-arid landscapes in an effort to slow down accelerated erosion and prevent the formation of gullies.
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“Big Boy” steam locomotive makes post-restoration debut 8.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
It’s longer than two city buses, weighs more than a Boeing 747 fully loaded with passengers and can pull 16 Statues of Liberty over a mountain.
Scientists to monitor ecology while Left Hand Creek site undergoes flood restoration this summer 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Work to restore portions of Left Hand Creek altered by the 2013 flood to more disaster-resilient and environmentally healthy conditions will continue this summer, with a side of ecological scientific monitoring.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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The greenback cutthroat trout needs saving, again 15.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.
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Big Thompson River restoration underway in west Loveland 14.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A $4 million project to improve the habitat in and around the Big Thompson River and make the waterway itself more resilient to flooding is underway in west Loveland.
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Zinke supports restoration of grizzlies in North Cascades 24.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The federal government intends to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state, a goal that represents "the American conservation ethic come to life," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday.
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As threats to California’s giant redwoods grow, the key to their salvation might be in their complex genetic code 8.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
As California's climate changes to one of extremes and humans continue to harvest, the only coast redwoods on the planet are in peril. The challenge to preserving them is here, in forests like this one - and so, scientists believe, is the key to a solution.
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The Kumeyaay poet who’s disrupting nature poetry 13.11.2017 Current Issue
Tommy Pico merges natural and personal history of the arid West from Brooklyn, New York.
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California fires are a wake-up call for Colorado 3.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The recent conflagration in California's Sonoma and Napa counties should be yet another wake up call for Coloradans. Here are some concrete ways to reduce our significant risk.
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The Forest Service’s battle against illegal marijuana farms 31.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Drug cartels on federal land pose enormous environmental and financial costs.
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Where is the forest-restoration economy? 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The budget-starved Forest Service gives jobs to the lowest bidder instead of local communities.
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How the outsourcing of forestry jobs seeps into our public lands debates 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cash-strapped agencies use private contractors to the detriment of local communities.
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Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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A military legacy loosens its grip on a landscape 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Plans for Colorado’s Camp Hale balance restoration and commemoration.
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After its dams came down, a river is reborn 4.9.2017 Current Issue
A look at the Elwha unleashed.
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Locomotive restoration of 1883 Colorado steam engine “on track” 26.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
Engine 169 is "the little engine that could."
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Op-ed: Wildfires demand real solutions, not political rhetoric 1.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
As of this writing, the Brian Head Fire continues to burn intensely. Our deepest sympathies go out to those who have lost homes in the fire, and our gratitude to the firefighters who are risking their safety and their lives to bring the fire under control. In the midst of this fire, Rep. Mike Noel has done what politicians often do during fire season – recklessly fan the political flames. Going before TV cameras, Noel claimed that legal appeals had prevented logging of the forest, and that envi... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Restoration across Waldo Canyon burn scar slow, but steady 25.6.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
Five years after the Waldo Canyon fire, there are other signs, too. And that is why Jennifer Peterson has come here along with colleagues from the Rocky Mountain Field Institute, the local nonprofit that has helped the U.S. Forest Service restore some of the 18,000 acres eaten by that historic blaze.
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