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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

EPA extends comment period on remedial cleanup actions

The Environmental Protection Agency, in response to citizen request, has extended the public comment period to Aug. 15 on its proposed plan of interim remedial actions for the Bonita Peak Mining...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Southern Ute Museum to assess collections

The Southern Ute Museum was named as one of the 80 institutions nationwide selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation program. The program helps museums improve the...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mountain Studies Institute offers program to restore wetlands

Mountain Studies Institute, as part of its wetlands program, will hold a re-vegetation day to help restore ancient alpine fens from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ophir Pass near Silverton. The...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Animas Valley Grange to discuss backyard goats

A free talk about raising backyard goats will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Animas Valley Grange, 7271 County Road 203. Angelina Neelysmith and her daughter, Jill, will give the presentation and...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Old Fort to hold open house

An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Old Fort Lewis, 19251 Highway 140, in Hesperus. The event will teach attendees about the programs and resources at the Old Fort and...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Wildflower walk scheduled for Saturday

Mountain Studies Institute will hold a wildflower walk and an invasive oxeye daisy removal event to help restore alpine ecosystems from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21 on Coal Bank Pass. The event will...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Four Corners Beekeepers Association to meet Tuesday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Guest speaker Jim Marquis will give a presentation about creating...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Crow Canyon announces new programs

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering two new, free educational programs at Crow Canyon Connection in the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Programs include: “Ask an Archaeologist”...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Fort Lewis College lecture series to feature Olga Little

Andrew Gulliford, Fort Lewis College professor of history and environmental studies, will give a presentation, “Durango’s Own Olga Little,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Wild food, plant event to be held Friday

A wild food plant walk and gourmet wild foods dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at River Bend Ranch, 27846 U.S. Highway 550. The walk will be led by Turtle Lake Refuge founder Katrina Blair,...

DATE: July 9, 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. Susan Ryan, director of archaeology at Crow Canyon...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life