Research suggest that mountain pine beetles are maturing faster than previously thought with two generations of young bugs attacking vulnerable pine forests throughout Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West.
The long Colorado Trail offers many day hikes, including an easy route toward Mt. Princeton in central Colorado.
Hikers enjoy a few choices when considering trails near the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness south of Fairplay, Colorado.
The dreaded mountain pine beetle is wreaking havoc on northern Front Range forests, according to aerial detection surveys.
Measurements at Niwot Ridge research station west of Boulder indicate changes to Colorado mountain zones are underway.
The proposed Colorado Roadless Rule from the USDA, which drew criticism for resource extraction loopholes, is open for public comment on the federal Regulations.gov website.
A report focusing on agricultural, urban and environmental water use in the West suggests several ways to share and transfer water among traditionally competing interests.
To enjoy skiing on this day, one had to take the lashes of nature’s fury, and seek out the pockets of soft, fresh powder that remained from recent snowfalls.
DMNS excavation crews arrived at Ziegler Reservoir on Nov. 2 to begin digging for additional fossils and soon uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved Ice Age ecosystem with many Ice Age plants and animals.
The Hessie trailhead outside of Nederland, Colorado leads to several trails winding through Roosevelt National Forest, including Lost Lake Trail.