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San Juan Mountains Association to host Cross Canyon volunteer project

San Juan Mountains Association and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument will host a National Public Lands Day event at the trailhead to the Cross Canyon Wilderness Study Area from 7:30 a.m. to...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

La Plata County Farm Bureau to celebrate 100th anniversary

The La Plata County Farm Bureau will celebrate the Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th anniversary with a “Boots and Blossoms” celebration of agriculture at 6 p.m. Friday at Sky Ute Casino. Kate...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mountain Studies Institute to host Falls Creek site tour

Mountain Studies Institute invites the public to tour what the Animas River Community Forum has done to reduce risks from flood and fire in the Falls Creek subdivision. A carpool will meet at 8:30...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Navajo State Park marina announces docks, slips open

Work to repair the marina at Navajo State Park has been progressing, and the dock and slips at the boat ramp have opened. However, electric service is being installed, so gasoline and pump-out...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Trails 2000 seeks volunteers for trail work

Volunteers are needed to help wrap up trail work at the Spurline Trails at Three Springs and continue work at SkyRaider and Vallecito trails. Trail work times are from 4:30 to 7 p.m. weekdays and...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Mountains Association to host glacial geology field seminar

San Juan Mountains Association and interpretive guide MK Gunn will host a hike to Highland Mary Lakes near Silverton on Sunday. A carpool will meet at 7 a.m. in Durango, or participants can meet at...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

State Veterinarian’s Office warns of vesicular stomatitis

Vesicular stomatitis, a contagious virus that afflicts livestock and wildlife, has now been confirmed in animals in these Colorado counties: Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Boulder,...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Colorado State Forest Service announces funding opportunity

The Colorado State Forest Service is accepting proposals to restore forested areas, improve forest health and reduce wildfire risk on non-federal land in the state. About $1 million in funding is...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Century-old Hesperus ranch to be recognized

Twenty-two Colorado families who have owned and operated farms and ranches for 100 years or more will be honored at the 33rd annual Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday at the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Mountains Association to host recognition picnic

San Juan Mountains Association will host its annual volunteer and member recognition picnic at 5 p.m. Thursday at Junction Creek group campground. The event will celebrate volunteers and members...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Durangoan Cody Doig named to Sportsperson’s Roundtable

Colorado Parks and Wildlife recently welcomed seven new members, including Cody Doig of Durango, to the Colorado Sportsperson’s Roundtable, a group of both elected and appointed representatives...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Botanical Society to present plant photography workshop

The Durango Botanical Society will host a plant photography workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. David Porter with Durango’s David Porter Studios...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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