A move toward industrial-scale bioenergy using forest biomass could negatively impact ecosystem diversity.
The benefits of releasing captive-bred Mexican wolves into the wild include support of wolf reintroduction efforts in the Southwest and ecosystem balance, groups say.
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.