Oil and gas drilling on state lands within view of the Chaco Canyon visitor’s center continues to be a significant threat, according to the the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance.
Author Archives: Paul Andersen, Aspen Journalism
Popularity alters Aspen’s North Star Nature Preserve
An inviting channel of meandering river has become an Aspen summer playground.
Little Annie is rural and remote, but will it stay that way?
Pitkin County’s rural and remote zone district was adopted in 1994 in large part to preserve the Little Annie area.
Learning the value of water in Israel
The lessons from Israel could well be applied to the West and the Colorado River Basin, which is struggling with drought.
Skiing Aspen’s ‘Haute Route’
Colorado now has its own Haute Route, showcasing a uniquely American setting of wilderness and rustic huts. …
Historic photos of Emma peel back a century
Photos recently discovered from the late 1880s reveal Emma, near Basalt, in a new light.
Basalt students hot on building cold frames
Teaching good skills that will come in handy later in life
Steering committee chosen for two open-space ranches
Group to develop plans for two mid-valley open space parcels, with an eye toward local farming.
Enthusiasm growing for farming PitCo open space
Is this the beginning of a valleywide farming guild that would utilize public open space lands to provide high-quality, organic, secure food sources?
Farming the valley’s open space
Local farmers Invited to grow food on public lands