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Original Post ➡️ The Colorado River flows through the Shoshone diversion structure on Jan. 29, 2024. The diversion structure routes river water into the hydropower plant. Alex Hager/KUNC / EcoFlight In Colorado, the water that comes from our taps and keeps our fields growing can be in limited supply. That means heated debates over water ...
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Original Post ➡️ In Montana’s Crazy Mountains, private landowners have restricted access to public lands, including in the Sweet Grass Creek drainage, shown here. PHOTO BY BRUCE GORDON/ECOFLIGHT As a wave of wealth sweeps Montana, landowners are blocking the public from public lands.We had followed the trail for a half mile when it ran headlong into ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Faraday Copper project is an open-pit copper mine proposed along a strech of land in the Gailuro Mountains north of Tucson.EcoFlight On a breezy morning late last year, Roger Featherstone, director of the conservation group Arizona Mining Reform Coalition, hovered over a microphone attached to headphones and stared out of the ...
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Original Post ➡️ Aspen, the tempest in a teapot, makes a relatively small footprint in the upper Roaring Fork Valley against the dramatic backdrop of Aspen Mountain. This quaint grid of streets has fostered an embattled community for decades as economic, social and cultural changes have wrought a series of identity crises, the most current ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Shoshone Hydroelectric Facility sits beneath a busy stretch of Interstate 70 on Jan. 26, 2024. The Colorado River District is poised to spend $98.5 million on rights to its water in an effort to keep the Colorado River flowing for farms and cities in Western Colorado. Alex Hager/KUNC Colorado’s Glenwood Canyon ...
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Original Post ➡️ Fritz Benedict’s enduring influence on Aspen will be explored in the “Legends of Aspen” film series that begins Feb. 14 at the Pitkin County Library. Courtesy of Aspen Hall of Fame The “Legends of Aspen” film series, a joint project of the Pitkin County Library and the Aspen Hall of Fame, begins at ...
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Captain’s Log Starship 1XE, Day 8 in the month February, Earth Calendar year 2024. Jaguars in Arizona? We told you so! After years of searching for the elusive jaguar and working to protect its habitat connectivity between northern Mexico and southern Arizona, we now have proof that jaguars indeed travel to southeastern Arizona’s remote and rugged Santa Ritas, ...
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