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Original Post ➡️ The Thompson Divide region west of Carbondale in the fall.EcoFlight/Courtesy photo The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) jointly released a draft environmental assessment for the requested Thompson Divide withdrawal in Pitkin as well as Garfield and Gunnison counties for a 30-day public comment period.“This comment period offers ...
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Original Post ➡️ A view of the Thompson Divide area southwest of Carbondale from an airplane flown by Aspen-based EcoFlight. An environmental assessment supports withdrawing 225,000 acres from energy development and mineral extraction. Courtesy of EcoFlight The U.S. Forest Service on Friday released a draft environmental assessment that favors withdrawing nearly 225,000 acres in the Thompson ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Upper Verde River EcoFlight From a few thousand feet in the air, the upper Verde River carves a stark contrast into the desert surrounding it. Its verdant green ribbon twists through an otherwise arid, rocky landscape. Leafy trees and vegetation line the river banks, allowing glimpses of the water flowing beneath. In ...
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Original Post ➡️ Toxic blooms in the reservoir of the Iron Gate dam on the Klamath River in Oregon. Image: EcoFlight The planned removal of four ageing dams on the Klamath River in the western USA is a turning point for largescale river restoration projects When a US federal agency approved the largest dam removal ...
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Original Post ➡️ An emeritus professor and an environmental watchdog weigh in. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Great Salt Lake is photographed Sept. 5, 2023, from an aerial tour provided by EcoFlight. A record-breaking winter saw the Great Salt Lake’s elevation rise, but according to some experts, it’s not time for Utah’s ...
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The utility said work deconstructing two more-than-century-old dams on the Eel River could begin as early as 2028. Scott Dam at Lake Pillsbury, looking toward the downstream Eel River. (EcoFlight) In a landmark moment, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. formalized its plans to tear down two more-than-century-old dams on the Eel River — removing the ...
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Original Post ➡️ I recently got to go on a small aircraft flight, with educational nonprofit EcoFlight, for an aerial perspective of the site of a proposed road near the border, which numerous environmental groups oppose because it will cut through the habitat of at least 10 threatened and endangered species, including the endangered jaguar.The proposed ...
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Original Post ➡️ Basalt High School’s outdoor leadership class joined EcoFlight in a flight over the Roaring Fork Valley Thursday morning to discuss land management and water conservation.Lucy Peterson/The Aspen Times Students in Basalt High School’s outdoor leadership class flew above the Roaring Fork Valley to see views of the Crystal River and Thompson Divide ...
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Original Post ➡️ The Crystal River valley as seen through EcoFlight in May 2022.Austin Colbert/The Aspen Times The Crystal River is both wild and scenic, but whether or not a federal Wild and Scenic protective designation is in its future is still in the hands of the community. The Crystal River Wild and Scenic and Other ...
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