Leafy spurge, Euphorbia esula, is located in eastern Delta County along lands irrigated by the Stewart, Minnesota and Turner ditches. The Minnesota Creek Road area is the epicenter for leafy spurge.
Steve and Rachel Allen's place is surrounded on three sides by deep canyons and the one road to the ranch requires driving on miles of dirt, but, when you're there, it feels like you're at the center of everything. Look north and down, and the North Fork valley from Austin to Paonia spreads before you like a map, with the foothills of Grand Mesa providing backdrop.
The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service announce that "personal use" firewood permits are available for purchase. Permits can be purchased for $10 per cord, with a two-cord minimum requirement.