Turtle Lake Refuge to offer course on edible, wild plants

Nonprofit organization Turtle Lake Refuge will offer “Local Wild Living Soil,” an educational program about edible and medicinal wild plants, permaculture and holistic health, from 9 a.m. to noon...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Guided hike at Mesa Verde to explore how ancestral Puebloans survived winter

A free guided hike, called “Weathering Winter: Ancestral Pueblo Strategies for Winter,” will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Mesa Verde National Park. Attendance is limited to 20...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Durango Nature Studies to host wolf moon hike Thursday

Durango Nature Studies will host a full moon hike for the wolf moon from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Chris Park at Haviland Lake. Instructor Andrea Owens will lead the hike in spirit of the wolf...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to meet Jan. 11

The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will hold a public meeting Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the Lyceum at the Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies, 1000 Rim Drive. A pre-meeting social...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan National Forest accepting proposals for natural-resource projects

Project proposals for natural-resource projects beneficial to the San Juan National Forest and rural economies of Southwest Colorado are being accepted until March 17. The cost of accepted...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Holistic farming workshop will be offered in Mancos

The Mancos Conservation District is offering a series of grazing land management workshop sessions in 2017. During this six-day course, ideal for large and small acreages and new and seasoned...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Residents can order low-cost seedling trees

The Colorado State Forest Service and the La Plata Conservation District are now accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for more than 40 varieties of low-cost seedling trees and...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Talk to highlight volunteer effort to record rock art

The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present “Recording Rock Art on the San Juan River, SE Utah” at 7 p.m. Jan. 3 in Cortez at the Methodist Church, 515 Park St. Janet...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mesa Verde to conduct prescribed burn

Mesa Verde National Park will implement a prescribed fire from Jan. 3 to Jan. 27 within the Chapin Mesa area, weather permitting. The controlled fire will be conducted to dispose of material...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mesa Verde to host January moonlight snowshoe and ski

Mesa Verde National Park will open the Morefield winter trails for a special moonlight event from 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Morefield campground. The event is free and open to all ages. Trails...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mesa Verde National Park to offer 10 days free admission in 2017

Mesa Verde National Park will offer 10 days of free admission in 2017. Admission costs will be waived these dates: Jan. 16; Feb. 20; April 15, 16, 22 and 23; Aug. 25; Sept. 30; and Nov. 11 and 12....

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Master gardener program accepting applications

The Colorado State University Extension Office in La Plata County is accepting applications for the 2017 Colorado Master Gardener program until Dec. 31. Students will receive training in tree...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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