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La Plata County designated as primary natural disaster area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that it has designated La Plata, Montezuma and Dolores counties as primary natural disaster areas because of losses and damages caused by a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Animas Valley Grange to discuss old apples

A free talk, titled “Old Colorado Apples,” will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Animas Valley Grange, 7271 County Road 203. Jude and Addie Schuenemeyer, who founded the Montezuma Orchard...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Purgatory Resort to offer naturalist training

San Juan Mountains Association and San Juan National Forest will offer a free naturalist training session at 9:30 a.m. May 31 at Purgatory Resort, 1 Skier Place. The training is for people...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Educational hikes scheduled for May

San Juan Mountains Association will hold two educational hikes in May: May 19, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Laurie Swisher, former San Juan National Forest old-growth coordinator, will lead a 3- to 4-mile...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Land surveyors to meet Tuesday

The Southwest chapter of the Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado will hold a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Butch Knowlton, La Plata...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Cortez Cultural Center to hold wildflower walk

Cortez Cultural Center will hold a wildflower walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Hawkins Preserve, 1490 S. Cedar St. in Cortez. Cost is $10 for nonmembers and $5 for members. Proceeds go to Cortez...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Crow Canyon, Mesa Verde offer development program for teachers

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center and Mesa Verde National Park are teaming up to offer a two-day professional development opportunity for teachers in the Four Corners area. On the first day,...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Beekeepers to hold Thursday meeting

Four Corners Beekeepers Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Bill Collins, a Fort Lewis College chemistry professor and bee expert, will...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

McPhee to host Public Lands Day celebration

San Juan Mountains Association, in partnership with San Juan National Forest, will celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day with a cleanup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 at the McPhee Reservoir marina....

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Fort Lewis College to host conservation workshop

A conservation workshop, “The Route Ahead: Leveraging Partnerships to Maximize Impacts,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Student...

DATE: May 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Electric vehicle questions to be answered Monday

Local electric vehicle enthusiasts will be available to answer questions from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave. Those who attend can learn about how to use electric...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Forest Service acts to restrict camping at Priest Lake

The Norwood Ranger District is seeking comments on a proposal to add camping at the Mary E recreation site and limit camping at the Priest Lake site this summer. The Mary E recreation site, about 5...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life