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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Mon September 26, 2011

Mountain Visitors Cautioned About Falling Tree Hazards

Colorado forest officials say visitors headed to the mountains to enjoy autumn’s changing colors need to be aware of dead lodgepole pines that are at risk of toppling. 

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Tue September 20, 2011

Bountiful Water Supply for Much of Colorado This Year

CO Water Science Center USGS

Federal climate scientists say the next three months will be tough for drought-plagued Texas and some neighboring states, including Colorado.

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Wed September 14, 2011

CSU Event Explores National Parks Across the Globe

Ajo Mountain drive in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona. The park borders Mexico and is the most dangerous park in the U.S. due to drug smuggling and other illegal activities.
National Park Service

A three-day event examining how national parks are viewed differently across the world starts tonight on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins.

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Tue September 13, 2011

Wyoming Weighs in on Flaming Gorge Pipeline

Creative Commons

87% of Wyoming residents sampled in a new poll say they’re against a proposed 550 mile water pipeline linking that state’s Flaming Gorge Reservoir to Colorado’s booming Front Range.

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