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Original Post ➡️ The proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness area would encompass 88,000 miles of mountain and forest.Photo by LAUREN REICHENBACH As part of an effort to highlight their campaign, the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness partnered with Colorado-based Ecoflight to offer a flight over the Sandpoint, Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork areas in Idaho ...
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Original Post ➡️ Under a newly-released travel management plan, nearly a third of off-highway vehicle (OHV) routes in the swath of Grand County near Labyrinth Canyon will be closed, per the Bureau of Land Management’s Labyrinth Rims/Gemini Bridges Travel Management Plan, which was released Sept. 28. The Labyrinth Rims/Gemini Bridges Travel Plan encompasses 300,000 acres ...
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Original Post ➡️ BLM releases new high-profile travel plan for Labyrinth Canyon area. On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management released a new travel management plan for the Labyrinth Rims/Gemini Bridges area near Moab, Utah. The plan, which covers more than 300,000 acres, protects wildlife habitat and cultural resources while still permitting motorized recreation on over 800 ...
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Public can catch the meeting online or in person  The San Juan Generating Station, before it was fully decommissioned in 2022. (Photo courtesy of San Juan Citizens Alliance and EcoFlight / Creative Commons) Public Regulation Commissioners could approve a total of $115 million in refunds for those who get power from the Public Service Company ...
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Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake is photographed Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, from an aerial tour provided by EcoFlight. | Sep. 20, 2023, 6:00 a.m. The Great Salt Lake is one of the unique landmarks in the west. But it has been in a long-term decline for decades. The Great Salt Lake is one ...
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Original Post ➡️ Halle Zander/Aspen Public RadioNatural gas drilling sites are connected by winding roads south of Rifle. The West Mamm Creek Pipeline Project, if approved, would connect existing oil and gas infrastructure with six to eight-inch pipelines and support future development. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are ...
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Original Post ➡️ SAN ANTONIO — A ninth-generation Tejana, Virginia Palacios of Commission Shift knows the Eagle Ford shale basin well. Thanks to a lift from EcoFlight and assistance from the Environmental Defense Fund, the executive director got a bird’s-eye briefing of the ongoing massive risk-reward conversation. “It’s important as Texans to protect our way of ...
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Original Post: Listen to the Newscast Ecoflight in North Fork Valley showing evaporation ponds and oil pads. Governor Jared Polis has extended a disaster emergency over severe weather.He made the official declaration Monday after he verbally announced the emergency status last week. It covers areas that were hit hard by last month’s summer storms.It originally ...
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Original Post ➡️  (Photo courtesy of San Juan Citizens Alliance and EcoFlight / Creative Commons) The New Mexico Legislature made changes this year to the state’s Energy Transition Act in an effort to speed up funding and job training opportunities for former employees of the San Juan Generating Station and coal mine in Farmington.Some of ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Yampa River bends around Steamboat Rock near its confluence with the Green River on May 19, 2023. The federal government once proposed flooding this area to create a reservoir in the 1950s, eventually opting to create Lake Powell instead. (Photo by Alex Hager/EcoFlight/KUNC) Colorado’s Yampa River is the highest it’s been ...
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