Stuff by Olivia Emmer

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    Recovery from wildfire can take a generation

    On Sunday morning, July 11, a crew of about thirty volunteers assembled at the Basalt State Wildlife Area, over 2,000-acres managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). They were organized by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) and CPW to combat invasive thistles on the Lake Christine burn scar. RFOV… read more →

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    Deslizamientos afectan calidad del agua

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El sábado 26 y el domingo 27 de junio, la lluvia en la cicatriz del incendio de Grizzly Creek causó inundaciones repentinas y flujo de escombros. El Departamento de Transporte de Colorado (CDOT) reportó que el deslizamiento del domingo dejó un área deread more →

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    Mudslides impact water quality

    On Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, rain on the Grizzly Creek burn scar caused flash flooding and debris flow. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported that the slide on Sunday left a debris field approximately 80 feet wide and up to five feet deep.read more →

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    Analizando calidad del agua tras incendio reciente

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) es una organización sin fines de lucro enfocada en la protección del Colorado River entre la desembocadura del cañón de Glenwood, en el límite del condado de Garfield-Eagle, y De Beque. Este tramo de río deread more →

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    Testing water quality below Grizzly burn scar

    The Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) is a non-profit focused on protecting the Colorado River between the mouth of Glenwood Canyon, at the Garfield-Eagle county line, and De Beque. This 75-mile stretch of river passes through Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle andread more →

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    George Weber: inspired by students’ enthusiasm

    George Weber is the long-time music teacher at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS). This conversation was edited for length.

    Q: Where are you from?

    A: I was born in Denver and spent most of my early childhood there. When I graduated from high school, I was playing… read more →

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    Tormenta de Texas afecta costos de servicios acá

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    En febrero ocurrió en Texas un fenómeno meteorológico que se produce una vez por década, con temperaturas inusualmente frías y nevadas.

    Durante esta tormenta, la demanda de gas natural se disparó tanto para la calefacción como para la electricidad, alread more →

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    Texas storm impacts local utilities costs

    In February, a once-a-decade weather event occurred in Texas, bringing unusually cold temperatures and snowfall.

    During this storm, demand for natural gas skyrocketed for both heat and electricity, at the same time as availability plummeted due to frozen gas supply lines and reduced pumping capacity fromread more →

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    Conduce sobre tierra, no sobre barro

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Conforme las temperaturas incrementan con la llegada de la primavera, también lo hace la cantidad de barro en nuestras rutas o caminos locales. A diferencia de los caminos en otras partes del país, donde los suelos son arenosos y el uso de rutas en condiciones de… read more →

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    Ride dirt, not mud

    As temperatures increase with the approach of spring, so does the amount of mud on our local trails. Unlike trails in some other parts of the country, where soils are loamy and use of trails during wet conditions isn’t a problem, many trails in the Roaring Fork River Valley have… read more →