trees

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Magic of the Lost Trees

    Once upon a time, a young woman typed the last of data into a computer at a desk in a cubicle back East. The saltwater coursing within her ached to lap at shores of earth, to kiss the trees and touch the sky. 

    She encountered masters on her new… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    What can we do? We can plant trees!

    What can we do? 

    By Illène Pevec

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    In Colorado and around the world, devastating fires have burned, are burning, will burn. Droughts dry, high-speed winds blow. Sea levels rise around the globe, threatening entire island nations and our own coasts! What can we do… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Saving money and planting trees

    On June 1, FirstBank launched the FirstBank Bloom Package, a new checking and savings account that will plant five trees for every account opened.

    FirstBank has partnered with the global reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted (OTP), in hopes of planting 50,000 new trees in Colorado, Arizona and California.… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Rooted in (her)story

    How do we sink roots in a new place? 

    I came to Carbondale before the “Best Places to Live” lists. Mad about fly fishing, hunting for a place “to grow up” and sink my own roots, our watershed drew me in.

    Volunteering is aread more →