Regional News

Cog Road work ending soon - Beetle-kill wood use

Steamboat Springs — The construction superintendent overseeing $1.23 million in repairs to the Cog Road north of Hayden said the work is going well and should be finished by mid-January.

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Initiative to study wildlife corridors along Colorado, New Mexico border

ALBUQUERQUE - Wildlife migration corridors between New Mexico and Colorado will be identified and protected as part of an initiative announced Friday by the governors of both states.

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CSU, State Agencies and Organizations Create One Voice for Forest Health

(Colorado Higher Ed News 06/16/09) A common theme of the conference was the need to coordinate a common voice for issues and needs. A statewide forest resource strategy is being developed by the Colorado State Forest Service and will provide a focal point for collaboration. The Colorado Forest Restoration Institute will work in partnership with the Colorado State Forest Service to implement a series of regional discussions to build statewide strategies for addressing issues of concern.

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Aspen symposium to put focus on forest health

ASPEN — Political and forest heavyweights will convene in Aspen this month for a symposium that puts the spotlight on the mountain pine beetle epidemic and what various communities are doing about it.  

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CSU Biomass Boiler Cuts Greenhouse Gases

FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University has partnered with the Colorado State Forest Service to install a biomass boiler heating plant on the Foothills Campus to reduce the university’s greenhouse gas emissions and cut energy costs. 

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New Beetle-Battle Panel

When Dan Gibbs, a first-term legislator from Silverthorne, began talking to people at the Capitol last year about the beetle epidemic that is drastically reshaping Colorado's forests, he said a Front Range colleague stared back at him dumbfounded.
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