Pete McBride

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    Reveling in our dark night sky

    By Martha Ferguson
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Editor’s note: Governor Jared Polis signed a proclamation establishing June 2023 as “Dark Sky Month” in Colorado in recognition of the growing problem of light pollution. Appropriately, the Snowmass Capitol Creek Caucus is pushing for darker skies and designation within theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Students get an aerial perspective on western water

    High above the ground, three six-seater Cessna 210 airplanes are flying in formation. Below them stretches the arid landscape that dominates much of the Colorado River watershed. Inside the planes are college students from around Colorado hoping to get a new perspective on the drought crisis in the Colorado River… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    AVLT scores conservation wins

    Over the past few months, Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) has successfully conserved hundreds of acres of land, spanning from a conservation easement on a Capitol Creek Valley ranch and another private easement on the Roan Plateau to a connective corridor between the Lazy Glen and Wheatley open spaces. All… read more →