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Purgatory to host Ska/Zia Town Series Enduro MTB Races

Purgatory Resort will host the Ska/Zia Town Series Purg Enduro races from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 21. During the two nights of gravity racing, Purgatory will extend Lift 1 operations...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Mountains Association to host teen backpacking trip

San Juan Mountains Association will host a teen backpacking trip for ages 13 to 17 from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 through the Burro Fire burn area. Teens will learn backcountry skills as well as lessons...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Trails 2000 seeks volunteers for trail construction, maintenance

Trails 2000 is seeking volunteers for trail construction and maintenance projects. Work times are from 4:30 to 7 p.m. during the week and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Skyraider Trail:...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Colorado Parks and Wildlife selects new manager for Southwest Region

Cory Chick, a longtime Colorado Parks and Wildlife employee, is the new regional manager for the agency’s Southwest Region. Chick’s experience with CPW is varied and includes previous leadership...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

CPW warns residents to be wary of mother deer

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people to be wary of does at this time of year because mother deer are giving birth to fawns. Mother deer are extremely protective when their fawns are...

DATE: June 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

SJMA to host discussion about Ice Lakes Basin resource issues

The San Juan Mountains Association will host a discussion about Ice Lakes Basin resource issues at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino Del Rio. U.S. Forest Service staff will...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Mountains Association to host tour of 416 Fire burn area

MK Gunn, a certified interpretive guide with San Juan Mountains Association, will lead a tour of the 416 Fire burn area from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The tour will begin by driving above...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers tips about being bear aware

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people about the importance of being aware of how to discourage human-bear encounters and avoid potential issues when heading outside. Camping Safely store food....

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Stormwater management, reclamation techniques focus of workshop

The Mountain States Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association will host a workshop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Avenue. This...

DATE: June 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Montezuma orchard project to host heritage apple tree sale June 15

The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project will host a heritage apple tree sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at the MORP Nursery, 17312 Road G, in Cortez. People will be able to choose from up to...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Landowners can apply for Forest Legacy Program

Colorado landowners who want to protect environmentally valuable private forest areas that could someday be threatened by development or conversion to other non-forest uses – and who desire to...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Mountains Association to host National Trails Day event

San Juan Mountains Association will celebrate National Trails Day with a free poker run trail ride from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 at Mud Springs Recreation Area, south of Cortez. The event will...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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