September 23, 2015
A four-year, $100-million plan to boost bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in Colorado will help grow the state's economy and benefit public health and the environment, according to Gov. John Hickenlooper.
September 20, 2015
Climate experts say they aren't sure exactly what to expect with this year's strong El Niño — the first since the winter of 1997-98, when Colorado saw a decent snowfall season.
September 17, 2015
National parks are more than just a series of scenic viewpoints, visitor centers and souvenir stands. Most parks have vigorous research programs aimed at better understanding the natural world. Some of the country's best scientists work for the National Park Service and often share their research with the public, like this Friday (Sept. 18) when ranger Paul Mooney will discuss the natural history of elk and their management within and around Mesa Verde National Park, which is also Colorado's only World Heritage site.
September 15, 2015
If you've been enjoying hiking and mountain biking on public lands all summer, maybe it's time to show a little love. Later this month, you can do exactly that, as Dinosaur National Monument and the National Parks Conservation Association host a National Public Lands Day volunteer event.
September 13, 2015
Colorado's ski areas just keep getting better and better. Improvements for the season just ahead include an updated igh Alpine lift at Snowmass Ski Resort, some new "extreme" acreage at Crested Butte and a a new high-speed quad chairlift at Purgatory.