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Original Post ➡️ Last month was Utah’s 23rd-wettest March since 1895. (Megan Banta | The Salt Lake Tribune) Stansbury Island during a flyover of the Great Salt Lake with EcoFlight on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The Great Salt Lake was already expected to receive a strong boost from this year’s snowpack, but projected inflows are now ...
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Original Post ➡️ A hot air balloon over the Thompson Divide. EcoFlight. Administration tapping opportunity to make public lands part of the solution to biggest conservation, climate challenges As the Biden administration continues its release of a series of final rulemakings, management plans and other agency decisions pertaining to public lands in the coming months, ...
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Original Post ➡️ A log creates a small wave in the Crystal River. Jason Charme/Aspen Daily News After roughly 40 years of debate and litigation over keeping dams and out-of-basin diversions off the Crystal River, stakeholders say they are now finding greater alignment.Crystal River Valley community members and governments say an ongoing “stakeholder process” has been ...
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Original Post  ➡️ Image by Sly from Pixabay A bill working its way through the Colorado Legislature not only could help boost economic development in counties impacted by dwindling coal production, but also help spur more passenger rail on the Western Slope.While Senate Bill 190 focuses on Moffat County and the northwest corner of the ...
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Original Post ➡️ A high mountain valley beneath Chair Mountain drains snowmelt into Rapid Creek, a tributary to the Crystal River, in this image from April 3. The Crystal River joins the Roaring Fork River in Carbondale. This view was from a flight provided by EcoFlight. Austin Corona/Aspen Daily News Old Man Winter pulled off an ...
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Original Post ➡️ (MEGAN BANTA | THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE) STANSBURY ISLAND DURING A FLYOVER OF THE GREAT SALT LAKE WITH ECOFLIGHT ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2024. THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE JOINED A FLIGHT OVER THE GREAT SALT LAKE ON A SIX-SEATER PLANE TUESDAY MORNING. HERE’S WHAT WE SAW. The propeller whirs loudly as local wildlife ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Crystal River flows through the Gunnison County town of Marble, seen here with Beaver Lake. A representative from the Town of Marble is expected to participate in a subcommittee focused on an intergovernmental agreement to protect the river. CREDIT: ECOFLIGHT After a year’s worth of work and meetings with a facilitator, a group ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Colorado River can be seen flowing through the Shoshone diversion structure in this aerial photo from January. The diversion structure routes river water into the hydropower plant. (Photo by Alex Hager/KUNC, EcoFlight) Colorado’s Glenwood Canyon is as busy as it is majestic. At the base of its snowy, near-vertical walls, the ...
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Original Post ➡️ Federal and state naming boards weigh a proposal for “Plunge Point” and “Plunge Mesa” for unnamed features above Palisade as a nod to the Palisade Plunge Trail A resident in Palisade is asking federal and state naming boards to name the mesa and ridgeline above Palisade flanking Rapid Creek as Plunge Point ...
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Original Post ➡️ Coal Creek is part of the Thompson Divide area which received protection Wednesday from oil and gas leasing for the next 20 years. Coal Creek flows into the Crystal River. This view was from a flight provided by EcoFlight. Austin Corona/Aspen Daily News Nearly 20 years of work by conservationists, ranchers and outdoor ...
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