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Guest Post: Colorado should build a wall – of nature

If you think it’s bad now, the worst is still to come. In a news report two weeks ago, the Colorado state demographer stated...

Guest Post: NIMBYs are Earth Warriors

Last weekend I stood in the back yard of a mountain house overlooking the massive proposed expansion of Gross Dam in western Boulder County....

Guest Post: Secretary of the Interior – public citizen or...

The Coloradan nominated by President Trump to pick up the pieces from Ryan Zinke’s tumultuous tenure of the Department of Interior, David Bernhardt, knows...

Trump nominates Colorado native and ex-lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior department...

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior...

Two candidates for this rural Senate seat push different solutions to...

CARBONDALE - At the head of the Crystal River Valley, automated sprinklers trundle across fields that hug Highway 133, scattering precious water over green...

Agricultural interests steer Colorado’s wildlife management

These days, any search for bighorn sheep in southwestern Colorado is an exercise in desperation. Bighorn hunters and advocates must train their eyes on...

Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections...

If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species...

National parks endure rising visitation and less staff

National parks have been a centerpiece of America’s tourism culture since the late 19th century, after the colonialization and displacement of many of the...

Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly...

BLM’s planned lease sale of 100,000 Colorado acres for drilling prompts...

The Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to auction approximately 100,000 acres of federal public lands in northern Colorado for oil and gas drilling has...