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City Nature Challenge 2019

Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Weekly round-up of environmental events/actions/educational and recreational opportunities and volunteer projects. Click the sections below to view the specific information: Events, Conferences, & Opportunities Trainings, Workshops, & Webinars Citizen Science Jobs & Internships Volunteer Opportunities Actions & Action Resources If you have something you would like included in the next round-up, please email Chris at […]

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Zabiti Circus: a Free Celebration of Barnum, May 18

Join us at The Co-op on 1st for the Zabiti Traveling Circus Wagon in the Barnum community! Presented by aerialist group, Rainbow Militia, The Traveling Circus features stilt acrobats, aerial dancers, juggling, and a plot that centers around a Cursed Forest. Within the Cursed Forest reside characters that are built around various threatened and endangered […]

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Meet our Colfax Marathon Race Organizer: Frankie Chiappetta

By: Frankie Chiappetta A recent Denver transplant, seemingly similar to most other Denverites’ situations, I have been making a home and life for myself here in the Mile High City. I graduated in May of 2018 with a degree in Biology from Colorado College and moved from Colorado Springs to Denver last summer. As I […]

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Tell GMUG National Forest to Protect Wild and Scenic Rivers by March 21

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forest in Western Colorado is updating their Forest Plan. As part of this process, they are required to evaluate rivers (and streams) on the forest to see if they are eligible to be protected as Wild and Scenic Rivers. Only Congress can designate Wild and Scenic Rivers. […]

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Cascade Crossroads Movie Screening, Breckenridge, Apr 4

Join us, Summit County Safe Passages, and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District for a screening of Cascade Crossroads – the story of the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East Project, and the wildlife crossings and roadway improvements within it. It is a win-win for people and animals that offers a new model for major infrastructure projects […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019

The wait is over: The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop is this weekend!

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission, and the babysitter were worth it. Alfred Hitchcock By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership ManagerMarch 11, 2019 Get that babysitter money ready because The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop this Friday and Saturday is sure to be worth it! […]

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Tell the State Land Board to Say No to Mining in Grape Creek Proposed Wilderness

The Colorado State Land Board wants to allowing mining in the Grape Creek Proposed Wilderness area near Cañon City. Speak out against this at the State Land Board meeting on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

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Public Lands Defense Workshop: Wilderness, Mar 14

Join Patagonia Denver, The Wilderness Society, Conservation Colorado and Rocky Mountain Wild for our quarterly Public Lands Defense Workshop. This month’s theme: wilderness! The evening will start off with a screening of the film Wild Hope, which gives viewers insight into some of the many reasons why wilderness is so important. Learn about opportunities to […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019

Join us for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Durango stop in two weeks!

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be returning to Durango in just two weeks, and if you haven’t gotten your tickets, you better do so! This is not one to miss!

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EDITORIAL: Yet Another Forest Service Approval for ‘Village at Wolf Creek’

By: Bill Hudson, Pagosa Daily PostFebruary 28, 2019 I carefully considered these environmental effects and the public comment (both pro and con) when making my decision. I carefully weighed all environmental effects with the Forest Service’s legal obligations under ANILCA… — from the February 27, 2019 ‘Final Record of Decision’ concerning the proposed Village at […]

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