Trails 2000 announces trail work locations
Trails 2000 will hold trail work at these locations:
b Work on Anasazi Trail will take place from 4 p.m. to dusk Wednesday. Participants should meet in the meadow on the way to the Telegraph Trail. Tools will be provided.
b Work on Phils World in Cortez will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 23. To RSVP, visit www.trails2000.org/.
Prescribed burn set near Pagosa
The Southern Ute Agency Fire Management Department will conduct a prescribed burn project from today through Friday in the Redonda area, 10 miles southwest of Pagosa Springs.
The burn is located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation and covers 1,142 acres. The purpose of the burn is to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations and to improve wildlife habitat. Smoke may be visible in Pagosa Springs and surrounding areas.
For more information, call 563-4571.
Hair streaking fundraiser Wednesday
Housing Solutions for the Southwest will host a streaking party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hair Fusion, 150 W. 10th St.
There will be food, wine and music. All proceeds benefit the Womens Wellness Connection.
For more information, call 259-1086.
Life-Long Learning lecture Thursday
The Life-Long Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College will present To Catch a Hummingbird Rufous at Risk by Darla Welty and Kathy Nickell at 7 p.m. Thursday in Noble Hall, Room 130.
Participants will learn how a group of citizen scientists are contributing to a three-nation study answering questions about hummingbird migration, breeding and health to improve species survival and diversity.
For a schedule, visit www.fortlewis.edu/alum ni_friends/professional_as sociates/pa_life_long_learning.aspx.
Gas code meeting moved to Nov. 10
A public hearing about the proposed gas and oil code technical revisions before La Plata County commissioners will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the commissioners meeting room, 1060 East Second Ave. This meeting originally was scheduled for Wednesday.
The public will be allowed to comment because the proposed changes include more than the originally conceived technical revisions.
A version of the proposed revisions is available at http://co.laplata.co.us. Written comments will be accepted until Nov. 3 and may be submitted to Court ney.Krueger@co.laplata.co.us. In addition, testimony will be accepted at the public meeting Nov. 10.
For more information, call Joanne Spina at 382-6211.
FLC announces homecoming events
Fort Lewis College will hold these events in celebration of its homecoming:
b The homecoming parade will be held at 6 p.m. Friday on Main Avenue.
b An FLC alumni reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave.
b The homecoming bonfire will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at the FLC softball complex. There will be food and entertainment.
b The homecoming tailgate party will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday next to the Ray Dennison Memorial Field parking lot. Food and games will be available.
b The homecoming football game against Western State College will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, visit www.fortlewis.edu/homecoming.