The Bureau of Reclamation announced Feb. 25 that it released a draft supplemental environmental assessment on Ridgway Dam Hydropower Interconnection Facilities. The draft EA supplements the 2012 Ridgway Hydropower Environmental Assessment and finding of no significant impact, and addresses additional details and information on the interconnection and transmission facilities.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Feb. 11 gave final approval to what it calls "the strongest rules in the country" for limiting the impact of drilling near residences and other occupied buildings. The new rules will take effect August 1.
Information that the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests (GMUG) do not plan to conduct prescribed burns this year has been erroneously reported.
The GMUG has conducted "pile-burning" throughout December and January and is continuing to make plans for prescribed burns this upcoming spring.
Several Angus producers in Delta County have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having some of their best producing registered Angus cows included in the association's 2013 Pathfinder® Report.
Paul and Trish Schmucker, Hotchkiss, top the list of local producers with six registered Angus included in the 2013 Pathfinder Report.
It's almost Easter and, this year, the Easter Bunny isn't bringing eggs, he's bringing trees — seedling trees, to be exact — direct from the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery.
Just like Easter eggs, these seedlings come in a variety of shapes and sizes, including deciduous trees, shrubs and conifers, and you can purchase seedlings as either bare root or potted.