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Bayfield to hold Zucchini Extravaganza

Pine River Community Garden Club will hold its fourth annual “Zucchini Extravaganza” from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. The event is free,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Edible plant walk offered Aug. 22 in La Plata Canyon

San Juan Mountains Association and San Juan National Forest will sponsor an edible plants field seminar and walk at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 22 west of Durango in La Plata Canyon. Katrina Blair, co-founder...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Southern Ute Museum to open wolf exhibit

A National Geographic “Living with Wolves” photographic exhibit will open Monday and be on display through Nov. 30 at the Southern Ute Museum and Cultural Center, 503 Ouray Drive, in Ignacio. The...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Tour de Farms to arrive in Bayfield

The 2018 Tour de Farms van tour will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 and will visit four vegetable-growing locations in Bayfield. The tour offers tips about starting or improving vegetable...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Colorado Quinoa receives grant to expand operations

First Southwest Community Fund, an area nonprofit, has received a Rural Business Development Grant for Colorado Quinoa, a business that receives quinoa from small, organic farmers in the San Luis...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

State parks in Colorado free to veterans, military through August

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer veterans and active-duty military personnel, including reserve and National Guard members, free entry to state parks during August. Visitors must have a valid...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Center of Southwest Studies lecture series features Mabel Dodge Luhan

Lois Rudnick, professor of American studies at University of Massachusetts, will give a presentation about her most recent book, Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West, at 1:30...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Archaeology lecture to discuss land loss

Colorado Archaeology Society’s Hisatsinom Chapter will host a lecture by Kathryn Turney about the consequences that land loss has had on Native American culture at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to meet Wednesday

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Heather Smith with Eastern New Mexico University will...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

State parks admission free Monday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday by offering free admission to all 41 state parks in Colorado. Colorado Day was created by the state Legislature to mark the...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Durango Bird Club to meet Wednesday

The Durango Bird Club will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 055 of the Education-Business Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Brad and Noma Macurda will give a presentation called...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Old Fort fundraiser auction ends Sunday

The Old Fort at Hesperus’ online fundraising auction, which raises money for Fort Lewis College student internships and farmer-training program costs, will end at 5 p.m. Sunday. The auction offers...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life