SUSTAINABILITYSustainable ranching & "Cowboy Conservation"
Can the practice of "Holistic Management" in which livestock improve the health of soil and create the right conditions for grasses to thrive live up to its promise? One Colorado rancher is hoping so.
INFRASTRUCTUREAcequias— Wisdom in the Ditches
Ancient irrigation canals brought by Spanish colonists to the southwest helped them survive in a region of scarce water. Given drought, adjudications and social change, is the survival of acequias that once sustained these early settlers now in doubt?
EDUCATIONChanging Fixtures, Changing Lives
Mile High Youth Corps provides jobs for young adults ages 18-24. Rooted in the tradition of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s, it addresses the employment and educational needs of youth by putting them to work in ways that benefit the community— and enrich their lives.
September 14, 2014
Fracking Threatens Health of Oil & Gas Workers
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