Thu October 20, 2011

Interior Secretary Touts Conservation Plan

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar spoke about the initiative earlier this year at a dedication ceremony for a new visitor center at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar formally rolled out the Obama Administration’s ambitious conservation initiative Thursday that identifies 100 priority land protection projects in 50 states.

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Fri October 14, 2011
Colorado Wildfires

Udall Releases Fourmile Canyon Fire Preliminary Report

Democratic Senator Mark Udall announced today the preliminary findings from a study on the factors influencing last year’s Fourmile Canyon Fire—the costliest in Colorado history.

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Thu October 13, 2011

San Juan Wilderness Bill Gains New Supporter

Wikimedia Commons

A bill that would designate about 33,000 acres as wilderness in Western Colorado has gained support from another group promoting the outdoors.

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Tue October 4, 2011

Denver Trash and Recycling Service Goes Greener

Republic Services

Some of Denver’s garbage and recycling trucks will soon be a little greener... at least on the inside.

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Wed September 28, 2011

Sen. Udall Calls on Homebuilders to Use More Beetle-killed Wood

USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region

Colorado Senator Mark Udall is calling on homebuilders to use beetle-killed trees from Colorado forests to build homes – a move he says will boost forest health as well as the economy.

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