Natural-resource project proposals being accepted
Project proposals are now being accepted for natural-resource projects that benefit lands and resources of the San Juan National Forest and the rural economies of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata and Montezuma counties.
Individuals, nonprofit organizations, local governments and others may propose projects that restore watersheds, decommission or maintain roads, remove noxious weeds, thin tree stands or otherwise improve the condition of the national forest.
Project proposals must be received by close of business Aug. 20, and may be mailed or hand-delivered to Bill Dunkelberger, San Juan Public Lands Center Associate Manager, 15 Burnett Court, Durango, CO 81301.
The Title II Project application form is available at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/sanjuan/news/2010/rac-form.pdf.
For more information, call Dunkelberger at 385-1351.
Bayfield library to show film Saturday
The Lavenia McCoy Public Library will present a free screening of Clash of the Titans, starring Liam Neeson, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the library meeting room. The library is located at 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield.
For more information, call 884-2222.
Beekeeping club to hold potluck Aug. 14
The Amateur Beekeeping Club will have a potluck in place of its August meeting at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 14. First-timers are welcome.
Anyone thinking about getting into beekeeping will be able to view a Langstroth hive and a top-bar hive on site.
Call Tina at 884-8190 for details and directions.
San Ignacio parade winners announced
The 2010 San Ignacio Fiesta Parade winners are:
b Grand prize: Ignacio Community Library.
b Memorium: first, Fun Havers, memory of Louis Valdez; second, In Memory of Fred Martinez.
b Political: J. Paul Brown, Tom Au, Tiffany Lee.
b Civic: Knights of Columbus.
b Horses Drawn: Burt Polton Carriage.
b Horses Group: Four Corners Draft Horse Mule and Carriage/Pine River Heritage Society.
b Children Riding: Herrera grandchildren.
b Children Walking: first, Baby Dragon Egg; second, Wildcats Basketball Team.
b Senior Citizen: Camping in the Land We Love, Harry Valencia.
b Autos: Generations of Summer Spirit, Rat Rod.
b Noncommercial: Roger Sage Sr. family.
b Commercial: first, Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum; second, Guiseppes.
b Music: first, Leon Musical; second, Mitotitos.
Horseshoe tournament winners announced
The 2010 San Ignacio Fiesta Horseshoe Tournament winners are:
b Doubles: first, Geno Gurule/Steve Guiterrez; second, Kelly Padilla/Carlos Padilla; third, Eli Harry/Alvin Harry.
b Singles: first, Jim Squire; second, Gene Gurule; third, Joey Serrano.
Annual Duck Race winners announced
Winners of the annual Duck Race, sponsored by the Southern Ute Community Action Programs Central Administration, have been announced.
b First place, $400, Sonti of Ignacio.
b Second place, $300, Larry Behrens of Bayfield.
b Third place, $200, Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County.
b Fourth place, $100, Leroy Herrera of Ignacio.
Verde Fest festival seeks exhibitors
The Montezuma Climate Action Network is seeking exhibitors for Verde Fest Four Corners Sustainability Fair. The third annual festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 in the Cortez City Park.
Businesses or services in the areas of green building, renewable energy, alternative transportation, natural health, recycling/zero waste, organic agriculture, eco-products, local economics and environmental and social responsibility may apply at www.m-can.org or call 533-1051.
The cost for a 10-foot by 10-foot space is $50 for a for-profit and $25 for nonprofit groups.
Free talk Friday at DoubleTree Hotel
A New Way of Knowing, a free talk by Dan Newby, will be presented from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at DoubleTree Hotel.
Newby is a Newfield certified ontological coach and holds professional certified coach credentials from the International Coach Federation. He works with people to support them making deep and sustainable change.
The talk is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Visit www.newfieldnet work.com/durangotalk. For more information, contact Susie Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.