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San Juan National Forest seeks comments on monitoring plan

By Mark Lambert Special to The SUN The San Juan National Forest (SJNF) is seeking comments as it transitions its monitoring plan to be consistent with...

Wildfire Preparedness Day: Wildfire conversation on Reservoir Hill

By Aaron Kimple Special to The SUN The spring weather was all over the board, but, in spite of the snow, rain and cold, folks who...

A hiker’s how-to: Proper etiquette for your trail adventures

By Darcy Mount Special to The SUN Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. The full version of this story is available in...

Funding available for projects addressing forest health, wildfire risk

By Teddy Parker-Renga Colorado State Forest Service Wildfires are both natural and inevitable — including in wildland-urban interface (WUI) settings where millions of Coloradans live. These...

Forestry agencies release 2015 aerial survey results for Colorado

By Ryan Lockwood Special to The SUN The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Rocky Mountain Region, recently released the 2015 forest...

Forest Service seeking public input on proposed pipeline, gas well project

The San Juan National Forest is currently accepting public comment concerning a proposed development of existing Fruitland coalbed natural gas leases in the Fosset...

Opponents accuse Forest Service of attempt to limit Wolf Creek Village review

Continuing litigation in U.S. District Court in Denver over the 2015 approval by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) of a proposed exchange of public...

Rio Grande National Forest releases revised Land Management Plan

By Ann Sarnecki Special to The SUN The Rio Grande National Forest’s revised land management plan, supporting final environmental impact statement and draft record of decision...