Wilderness Workshop

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    Naturalist Nights back with something for everyone

    Naturalist Nights, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, is back and ready to inspire audiences around the Roaring Fork Valley (RFV).

    Founded by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) in 1998, Naturalist Nights is a free winter speaker series created to connect environmental experts… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Naturalist Nights back with something for everyone

    Naturalist Nights, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, is back and ready to inspire audiences around the Roaring Fork Valley (RFV).

    Founded by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) in 1998, Naturalist Nights is a free winter speaker series created to connect environmental experts… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Defiende's new director continues old traditions

    To bring a piece of foliage indoors during the darkest days of the year; it’s a tradition that has taken many forms over millennia. 

    What we call Christmas trees today signal back to pre-Christianity, with the Celts, Vikings and Egyptians all honoring evergreens — symbols of eternal life —… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Nuevo director de Defiende continúa tradiciones

    Traer dentro de la casa a algún tipo de follaje durante los días más oscuros del año es una tradición que ha tomado muchas formas durante miles de años. Lo que llamamos hoy “árboles de navidad” provienen de los tiempos antes de Cristo, con los celtas, vikingos y egipcios todos… read more →

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    Years of dedication with bouts of celebration

    By James Steindler

    Wilderness Workshop (WW) continues its work to protect parts of the White River National Forest, including the Thompson Divide from oil and gas development. The folks at WW were pleased to learn that Congressman Joe Neguse, representative of Colorado’s second congressional district, hasread more →

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    Eighty vigilant years of keeping watch

    Two organizations – Wilderness Workshop (WW) and Honor the Earth (HTE) – have a combined 80 years of dedicated service to raising public awareness and calling citizens to action for the conservation and protection of our lands.

    On Aug. 12, Winona LaDuke, HTE executive director, spoke at WW’s… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    La Semana de Conservación Latina te invita

    Por Beatriz Soto

    Defiende Nuestra Tierra

    Nuevamente llegó la temporada especial del año donde latinos a lo largo del país celebramos nuestra herencia de conservación del medio ambiente, los recursos naturales y la protección del territorio y la biodiversidad, a través de la Semana de Conservación Latina.

    Disfrutando…

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    Restoring Rifle habitat

    By Will Sardinsky

    As mountain meadowlarks called out, Lisa Tasker buzzed about Rifle Creek’s banks among a sea of small pink flags emerging from the ground. She delivered cottonwood, willow, rose, serviceberry, sumac sage, and oak saplings to be planted at each flag to about 30 shovel-bearingread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 13, 2021

    Youth art

    Aspen Art Museum’s “Teen Curators” exhibits are on display. Glenwood Spring High School presents “Everybody Has a Story to Tell,” a show curated by Annika Bucchin, through May 14. Meanwhile, Rifle Public Library shows Lily McCann-Klausz’s “What Does Gender Mean to You?” with additional submissions open… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Community Calendar - April 15, 2021

    GarCo coverage
    It may appear ironic that the week after The Sopris Sun began regular coverage of Garfield’s Board of County Commissioners meetings, the county’s streaming service ceased to function properly this week. Until a recording of the April 12 meeting is recovered, or secretarial minutes are completed (and… read more →