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    Crystal River Restoration Project hits another snag

    For years, the Crystal River Restoration Project (CRRP) has been a topic of conversation. In 2016, a section of the river south of Crystal Bridge Drive in Carbondale was identified by the Roaring Fork Conservancy as “unsustainably impaired” due to its wide and shallow channel, which can trap fish in… read more →

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    Hardwick Bridge to welcome back foot traffic

    Hardwick Bridge is not falling down, but it definitely needs new decking and side railings to safely carry pedestrians and bicyclists across the Roaring Fork River. This iron truss bridge, located north of the Iron Bridge and West Bank subdivisions, was erected in the 1920s for cars and trucks,… read more →

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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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    We need native plants and they need us

    By Nancy Peterson

    On March 25, in a unanimous bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating April 2021 as National Native Plant Month. Although the month is behind us, it’s not too late to get behind the resolution.

    So, what’s aread more →