A public trust in pursuit of truth Happy New Year from Aspen Journalism and we are pleased to bring you one last special edition of The Roundup, going out to all of our contacts and subscribers. Our dual purpose today begins with a heartfelt thank-you to the nearly 200 individuals and organizations who have made […]
Much of what a land trust does happens “on the other side of the fence,” working with landowners to prevent development on private property. “This is an opportunity to bring people in.”
Pitkin County now has the highest COVID-19 incidence rate in the state; snowpack levels spike back towards normal.
Heather Sackett reports back from Colorado River conference; finding serenity between your ears with Pete McBride; plus Tracking the Curve and our weekly data dashboard.
Although humans are accustomed to thinking about land uses altered or pollution choking the atmosphere, more attention ought to be paid to sounds we produce, and the natural sound patterns we alter.
Today, we bring you stories we have published over the last two weeks, including a piece from Water Desk Editor Heather Sackett recognized as required reading ahead of this week’s Colorado River Water Users Association conference in Las Vegas, which Sackett is attending, and the weekly local data dashboard produced by Laurine Lasalle.
New matching gift opportunity this Giving NewsDay; e-bike accidents on the rise; Tim Cooney on Aspen’s Hope Mine, and local Aspen data updates.
Aspen Journalism expands reach through ongoing collaboration with Aspen Public Radio to bring COVID-19 news to the Roaring Fork Valley; freelance reporter, Will Grandbois, on assignment for Aspen Journalism, interviewed on KDNK to discuss recent river restoration initiative along a key stretch of the Crystal River, and Aspen Journalism is sponsoring an event put on by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies taking place next month, where local photographer, filmmaker and storyteller (and Aspen Journalism board member) Pete McBride will give a presentation at Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House on his recent book, “Seeing Silence: The Beauty of the World’s Most Quiet Places.”
As spelled out in a Water Plan, grant request improvements to the section along the Crystal River will include streambank stabilization, river channel restoration, plant diversification, better access to the park, as well as an automated ditch headgate, if the town of Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Conservancy can convince Colorado Parks and Wildlife that it can be done with a light touch.
As a reader and subscriber to The Roundup, Aspen Journalism’s weekly newsletter, we wanted to thank you for your support and interest in this important work. We’ve long believed that well-informed citizens make better decisions, and we have worked to inform our community on issues surrounding water, the environment, social justice, history, and topics specific […]