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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsCarbon Farming Works. Can It Scale up in Time to Make a Difference? - Civil Eats6/12/2018 5:07:22 AM
Civil Eats Carbon Farming Works. Can It Scale up in Time to Make a Difference? Civil Eats They're also helping create a model that is being watched closely by lawmakers in states like Colorado and Montana, where other carbon farming projects are coming together. .... researchers found that a single application of a half-inch layer of ...
Colorado Springs team a Go Code Colorado winner for third consecutive year - Colorado Springs Gazette6/8/2018 6:42:51 PM
Colorado Springs team a Go Code Colorado winner for third consecutive year Colorado Springs Gazette Abodio, which is developing a database to streamline planning and building an accessory dwelling unit, became the third Colorado Springs team in a row to win the Colorado Secretary of State's Go Code Colorado competition held Thursday in Denver ...
Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Sweden for first international conference - Carbon Brief5/27/2018 12:11:39 PM
Carbon Brief Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Sweden for first international conference Carbon Brief Dr Jennifer Wilcox from the Colorado School of Mines started out by explaining how direct air capture (DAC) “scrubs” CO2 out of the air, which can then be stored or used elsewhere. And it is this subsequent use – and the purity of the required CO2 ...
Two huge wins for Colorado's conservation future - The Denver Post5/21/2018 3:08:01 PM
The Denver Post Two huge wins for Colorado's conservation future The Denver Post This step aligns with the current work of the field that is looking at conservation's return on investment – not just in real estate value, but more broadly to include the value of ecosystem services (such as carbon sequestration , climate regulation ...
Study supports eco-impact of lifelong cattle grazing, but there are caveats - Colorado Springs Independent5/16/2018 4:00:47 AM
Colorado Springs Independent Study supports eco-impact of lifelong cattle grazing, but there are caveats Colorado Springs Independent ... managed cattle production can be carbon-neutral, and the newly released results of a five-year study — a collaboration between the University of Michigan and the Union of Concerned Scientists — support that notion, showing more carbon ...
Two Elk's Ruffatto scores an eighth delay in sentencing - WyoFile4/16/2018 12:43:58 PM
WyoFile Two Elk's Ruffatto scores an eighth delay in sentencing WyoFile Ruffatto, 72, owner of Colorado -based North American Power Group, faces up to five years in prison for stealing $5.7 million from federal stimulus research grants to study carbon sequestration and provide jobs in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. Before ...
With new carbon farming project, Boulder County could become massive greenhouse gas sponge - Boulder Weekly4/12/2018 11:25:49 AM
Boulder Weekly With new carbon farming project, Boulder County could become massive greenhouse gas sponge Boulder Weekly This assorted crowd had convened to discuss phase I of Boulder County and the City of Boulder's joint carbon sequestration pilot project — an initiative that could drive a new era of sustainability along Colorado's Front Range. Carbon sequestration ...
Big Pharma Bill Considered in Colorado - Cannabis Now3/21/2018 6:26:33 PM
Cannabis Now Big Pharma Bill Considered in Colorado Cannabis Now Activists and industry advocates alike in Colorado are closely watching a slew of measures now before the state's General Assembly concerning several aspects of the state's new cannabis economy and the unfolding norms for use of the herb, which has ...
Fire Management News ItemsMaysville hosts Firewise program Saturday - Mountain Mail Newspaper6/23/2018 4:52:17 PM
Mountain Mail Newspaper Maysville hosts Firewise program Saturday Mountain Mail Newspaper Maysville participates in the Colorado State Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Assessment Program, which assesses the level of wildfire risk to homes in Chaffee County subdivisions to identify hazardous fuels near their homes, with an emphasis on dead ...
Update: Oak Meadows fire settles down, crews on guard for flare-ups - Glenwood Springs Post Independent6/23/2018 2:03:34 PM
Glenwood Springs Post Independent Update: Oak Meadows fire settles down, crews on guard for flare-ups Glenwood Springs Post Independent A lower-level Type 3 incident command team through the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management was to arrive on scene this afternoon. Type 3 indicates a lesser incident complexity compared to a Type 1 or 2 team, Tillotson said. “This incident is not ... and more »
Update: People return to homes, businesses as 416 Fire slows - Farmington Daily Times6/22/2018 10:23:58 PM
Farmington Daily Times Update: People return to homes, businesses as 416 Fire slows Farmington Daily Times FARMINGTON — The 416 fire near Durango, Colorado , showed minimal growth Wednesday, but will start showing more activity now that things are drying out, firefighters reported. Fire officials say there is a possibility that Red Flag Warnings may occur ... San Juan National Forest to reopen, Cibola National Forest remains closed KOB all 23 news articles »
Colorado 416 Fire Map Update: Massive Durango Fire 37 Percent ... - Newsweek6/22/2018 11:47:48 AM
Newsweek Colorado 416 Fire Map Update: Massive Durango Fire 37 Percent ... Newsweek More than 500 Colorado fire personnel are working to contain the 416 fire outside of Durango, Colorado. Management of the destructive fire shifted from the ... and more »
Anticipated rains not necessarily the antidote to rough fire season - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel6/17/2018 2:46:40 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Anticipated rains not necessarily the antidote to rough fire season The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel "We like to base our decisions on those scientific factors," said Rob Berger, fire-management officer for the Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit. The unit handles wildland fire responsibilities for more than 4.5 million acres in Colorado along ...
416 fire north of Durango grows to nearly 17000 acres, almost doubling in 24 hours, with new evacuations ordered - The Denver Post6/10/2018 12:49:36 PM
The Denver Post 416 fire north of Durango grows to nearly 17000 acres, almost doubling in 24 hours, with new evacuations ordered The Denver Post “Fire behavior is always determined by three factors: weather, terrain and the fuel type,” said Shawn Bawden, spokesman for the fire management team. “When those three factors line up, the fire can make a good run. That's what we saw yesterday.” Sunday ... Thunderstorms projected for 416, Burro fire areas in Colorado Farmington Daily Times More Evacs as CO Blaze Continues Growing Firehouse.com (press release) (blog) Fire north of Durango continues westward expansion Wildfire Today (blog) KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News - InciWeb all 1,179 news articles »
Firewise Communities News ItemsPerry Park residents mitigating wildfire danger - Action News Now6/16/2018 5:53:06 PM
Perry Park residents mitigating wildfire danger Action News Now As firefighters continue to battle wildfires burning in Colorado , communities are doing their part to get ahead of the dry season and lower the fire risk around their homes. Perry Park residents are currently creating slash piles to mitigate wildfire ...
Wildfire risks are high again this year – here's what travelers need to know - Source5/20/2018 11:33:45 AM
Source Wildfire risks are high again this year – here's what travelers need to know Source Editor's note: Ragan Adams, coordinator of the Veterinary Extension Specialist Group at Colorado State University, wrote this piece for The Conversation in May 2018. Colorado State is a contributing institution to The Conversation, an independent ... and more »
Winter Park Highlands receives 5-year firewise designation - Sky Hi News4/18/2018 11:20:55 AM
Sky Hi News Winter Park Highlands receives 5-year firewise designation Sky Hi News Grand Fire's Schelly Olson, who was recently designated as the regional coordinator for Firewise USA, highlighted Colorado's leadership in the program, noting there are 168 firewise communities in Colorado , the most out of any state. Charlie Bouchard ...
Woodland Hills becomes firewise - White Mountain Independent1/9/2018 7:12:22 AM
White Mountain Independent Woodland Hills becomes firewise White Mountain Independent One insurer, USAA, an organization for military and veteran and their families, was the first major national insurance provider to offer such discounts to members living in Firewise communities in California, Colorado and Texas, according to their website.
$1.5 Million Issued for Fire Safety - Rio Grande Sun11/9/2017 12:35:07 PM
Rio Grande Sun $1.5 Million Issued for Fire Safety Rio Grande Sun Bill Trimarco (center), the Firewise Southwest Colorado Archuleta County coordinator, will help officials from across Rio Arriba County implement the Firewise Communities program in areas at risk for wild fire. Northern New Mexico College ...
In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires - Christian Science Monitor9/21/2017 1:39:59 PM
Christian Science Monitor In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires Christian Science Monitor Ms. Schmidt was in Colorado Springs for a workshop held by the newly created Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, or FAC Net. On the way to a field trip, she found herself sitting beside Justice Jones of the Austin Fire Department, discussing his ...
Bark beetle in local forests impacts hundreds of millions of trees - Colorado Springs Independent2/15/2017 7:53:07 PM
Colorado Springs Independent Bark beetle in local forests impacts hundreds of millions of trees Colorado Springs Independent The agency also offers or assists with many programs and resources for communities working to become fire-adapted, including Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs), Firewise Communities /USA® and the online Colorado Wildfire Risk Assessment ... and more »
Colorado third state to achieve 100 Firewise Communities - Source11/6/2014 6:50:46 PM
Source Colorado third state to achieve 100 Firewise Communities Source The national Firewise Communities /USA recognition program is administered by the NFPA and provides a template for wildfire safety at the neighborhood level. The Colorado State Forest Service serves as the liaison between Colorado communities and the ...
Forestry Resources News ItemsWest Fork Fire: Five years after - Valley Courier6/23/2018 2:56:53 AM
Valley Courier West Fork Fire: Five years after Valley Courier RWEACT (Rio Grande Watershed Emergency Action Coordination Team) was formed during the fire to promote partnerships and actions that provide for public safety and resiliency of communities and watersheds of the Rio Grande Basin of Colorado . RWEACT ...
Before 416 Fire, local veterans trained to fight wildfires - The Durango Herald6/22/2018 7:22:58 AM
The Durango Herald Before 416 Fire, local veterans trained to fight wildfires The Durango Herald High in the San Juan Mountains, one week before the start of the 416 Fire, a small crew of trainees cleared brush and cut fire lines, preparing for the real thing. It was the first time in Southwest Colorado that the U.S. Forest Service hosted a ...
Colorado's 416 fire grows to 33000 acres, just 18% contained - Axios6/15/2018 3:52:08 PM
Axios Colorado's 416 fire grows to 33000 acres, just 18% contained Axios A wildfire burning in southwest Colorado's San Juan National Forest has grown to about 33,000 acres, as more than 1,100 firefighters battle the blaze. The fire, which began on June 1, has forced officials to close the forest for the first time in its ...
Tree Watering Necessary During Drought Conditions - Pagosa Daily Post6/14/2018 10:11:02 AM
Tree Watering Necessary During Drought Conditions Pagosa Daily Post “Adequately watering your trees is the best way to ensure optimum growth and vigor during the summer months,” said Donna Davis, CSFS community forestry program specialist for the Colorado State Forest Service. “Dry trees become susceptible to root and ... and more »
Colorado wildfires: 416 fire 15 percent contained; Burro Fire 0 percent contained - The Denver Channel6/12/2018 10:03:01 PM
The Denver Channel Colorado wildfires: 416 fire 15 percent contained; Burro Fire 0 percent contained The Denver Channel As of Tuesday, the entire San Juan National Forest is closed due to persistent high fire danger in the region. Forestry officials made the decision to close all 2,800 square miles of forest to preserve natural resources and ensure public safety. The ... 416 Fire Information - InciWeb the Incident Information System InciWeb all 1,179 news articles »
Colorado wildfire 15 percent contained - WTVA6/12/2018 1:44:39 PM
U.S. News & World Report Colorado wildfire 15 percent contained WTVA As of Tuesday, the entire San Juan National Forest is closed due to persistent high fire danger in the region. Forestry officials made the decision to close all 2,800 square miles of forest to preserve natural resources and ensure public safety. The ... Officials warn that West faces another 'challenging' wildfire season Eastern Arizona Courier all 298 news articles »
Badger Creek Wildfire continues to spread through the Snowy Range - KGWN6/12/2018 12:49:04 AM
KGWN Badger Creek Wildfire continues to spread through the Snowy Range KGWN The Wyoming State Forestry Division said that resources are being sent out from multiple states including Colorado and South Dakota. A type II firefighting team has been ordered out to the location. There has also been aerial support on the scene. Badger Creek Fire Grows to 2300 Acres, FEMA Authorizes Funds for Firefighting Efforts [PHOTOS][VIDEO] laramielive.com Smoke filters into Nebraska from the Badger Creek Fire knopnews2 Evacuation from Badger Creek Fire evokes mixed reactions Laramie Boomerang InciWeb - NWCG all 38 news articles »
Evacuation lifted for Arena Canyon Fire in San Juan County - KRQE News 135/27/2018 5:07:56 PM
KRQE News 13 Evacuation lifted for Arena Canyon Fire in San Juan County KRQE News 13 SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) - Fifteen people were allowed to return to their homes in San Juan County after being evacuated during the Arena Canyon Fire. The Arena Canyon Fire is located about five miles from the New Mexico/ Colorado border, west ... and more »