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New Roadmap Aims to Double Acreage of Conserved Colorado Lands

As Colorado faces mounting challenges associated with a changing climate – record-breaking wildfires, extreme drought and dwindling water supplies, the loss of habitat for native plants and animals – a new roadmap aims to help secure the state’s most critical natural resources by doubling the footprint of conserved lands over the next ten years.

Conservation as a Tool for Strengthening Business

A few miles south of Durango on a parcel of Florida Mesa land overlooking the Animas River, a landowner is using an increasingly popular land conservation technique to ensure a viable long-term business, combining water-efficient farming with programs to help veterans groups and at-risk youths connect with nature and find healing.

PFAS from Colorado Military Bases Contribute to Environmental Injustice | Opinion

For over a century, the U.S. Army has been plagued by the lasting consequences of its negligent use, storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals. As a result, countless troops and dependents residing on contaminated bases regularly came into contact with toxins known to trigger adverse health effects and deadly diseases.