User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: Jul 05 2020 03:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side 5.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Some statues of figures from America's slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confederate monument ever crafted — colossal figures carved into the solid rock of a Georgia mountainside — may outlast them all.
Forest Service orders Colorado train to stop fire mitigation 3.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service shut down an extensive fire mitigation project after raising concerns about the number of trees being cut down and sold to a logging company in southwestern Colorado.
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The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water 1.7.2020 Current Issue
The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall.
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Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release 1.7.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
San Francisco police will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city's police chief announced Wednesday.
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Video: Idaho’s public lands transcend partisan divides 30.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Despite political affiliation, Idaho hunters and anglers agree public lands need protection.
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“A dark past”: MLB MVPs say time to pull Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name off plaques 30.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Hired in 1920 as the sport’s first commissioner to help clean up rampant gambling, Landis and his legacy are “always a complicated story” that includes “documented racism,” official MLB historian John Thorn said.
Wildland firefighters are risking their mental health 29.6.2020 Current Issue
As climate change lengthens fire seasons, can the government do enough to protect them?
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The West has a role in reimagining the U.S. 23.6.2020 Current Issue
Our notion of ‘American exceptionalism’ has collapsed. What will replace it?
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Colorado’s 3rd District has the state’s only congressional primaries as 3 seek to topple Scott Tipton 21.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Republican voters in the 3rd Congressional District must decide this month between Colorado’s most taciturn congressman and a restaurateur who is anything but. Two Democrats, meanwhile, hope to win back the seat.
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The Great American Outdoors Act passes Senate with bipartisan support 19.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The legislation will alleviate a national park project backlog and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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5 waterfall hikes near Denver to re-energize yourself 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
From Rocky Mountain National Park down to Colorado Springs, here are five waterfall hikes to try near Denver.
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5 waterfall hikes near Denver to re-energize yourself 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
From Rocky Mountain National Park down to Colorado Springs, here are five waterfall hikes to try near Denver.
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State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building new roads in a roadless area where it plans to expand coal mining operations.
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The West’s invisible menace: Microplastics 18.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
‘Just because we can’t see them in front of us, doesn’t mean we’re not breathing them in.’
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Coronavirus concerns revive labor organizing 18.6.2020 Current Issue
Washington fruit packers seek lasting gains from pandemic strikes.
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Navajo ranchers are raising premium beef. 17.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Is their success sustainable?
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U.S. Senate passes major public lands bill backed by Colorado senators 17.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed the Great American Outdoors Act, a public lands bill that will fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and end a maintenance backlog at national parks, including those in Colorado.
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Bureau of Land Management investigates a new Bundy ranch project 16.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ryan Bundy is allegedly building irrigation structures in Gold Butte National Monument.
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Vulnerable Republicans flip their stance on conservation bill 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ahead of the elections, two senators champion the Land and Water Conservation fund, showing the political power of public lands.
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The Forest Service should embrace a full-time workforce 15.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Permanently investing in firefighters would improve the health of employees and the landscapes we protect.
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