They all count

When Audubon Society scientists conclude that global warming is disrupting avian migration patterns, they can say that a little bird - in fact, millions of birds - told them so. The evidence comes...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Foraging

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Alaskan oil spill prompts action

An Alaska fisherwoman whose livelihood was destroyed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill is scheduled to make three appearances in Durango next week to speak about the environmental, economic and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Green asphalt

While an increasing number of organizations and businesses are touting their "green" credentials as recyclers, the Colorado Department of Transportation has been recycling asphalt for 20...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Santa Fe meeting focuses on green

ALBUQUERQUE - The head of New Energy Economy wants businesses, universities and governments to create partnerships and put New Mexico in a position "to capture the green wave of investment that's...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

A ray of sunshine

AZTEC - A 10-year-old Aztec girl who applied a basic law of nature - hot air rises, cold air sinks - to capture enough sun rays to warm a room where her cats hang out, explained her project at a...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Sudden Death

Foresters at the Dolores Public Lands Office plan to treat 3,100 acres of aspen northeast of Mancos to bring back stands of the species that have succumbed to drought, insects and disease.The...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Local agencies outline a green future

Green building/green energy, the catchy theme song of environmentalists for so long, is being hummed increasingly by government at various levels.The extent to which public agencies are picking up...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Safe Passage

A coalition of La Plata County outdoors organizations is asking the Colorado Department of Transportation to include safe-passage structures for wildlife as well as humans beneath state highways in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Travels with Baby

Two whitewater sportsmen are scheduled to visit Durango on Monday to relate in film how they drove a retrofitted Japanese firetruck from the northernmost community in Alaska to the tip of South...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

County extension will offer 'Growing Farmers' program

The La Plata County Extension Office will offer the program "Growing Farmers" beginning Jan. 21 in the Extension Building at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The series of nine evening classes is...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Good Earth