Hear Aaron Kimple of the San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership, and Pagosa Ranger District forester Steve Hartvigsen engaging interested members of the Pagosa Springs community in a discussion about what, exactly, the term "forest health" might mean in the case of the 120 acres of Reservoir Hill Park.
The structures at the historic ghost town of Animas Forks will soon be ready to weather the harsh, isolated winters with help from a 2-year stabilization project, which will be completed in September...MSI again administered that grant as part of their mission to support heritage tourism in the San Juan’s.
For many of us, a college internship helped forge the direction we would follow in our professional careers. Six Fort Lewis College students received such inspiration this summer through the inaugural Four Corners Federal Lands Internship Program.
Some people want to ring the alarm. Others want to mute it or perhaps turn it off entirely. The cute little pika, according to at least one expert, needs no alarm. It can decide for itself when it’s time to rise and when it’s too hot to go about business.
The first old-growth forest conference to be held in Southwest Colorado brought to Fort Lewis College this week foresters, climate researchers, tree-ring and ancenstral Puebloan experts, silviculturists and just plain folks who like to measure trees and climb trees for fun.
The Mountain Studies Institute has two training sessions involving classroom and field work scheduled for people who want to monitor a high-elevation relative of the rabbit that may be losing its home to global warming.