"1 in 6 trees in Denver are ash trees And if we do nothing, it’s just a matter of time before they’ll ALL be devoured by the emerald ash borer. But who wants to be a Debbie Downer when you can Be A Smart Ash? Spend some time on our site and learn how you can help protect your ash and our urban canopy by identifying, treating and replacing Denver’s ash trees." http://beasmartash.org/
Rocky Mountain Regional Forester, Dan Jiron - Colorado State University Commencement Speech.
"I had many great teachers and mentors, but I must share one with you. His name was Dr. Alan Love. He was the Chair of the Political Science Department, and also served as a Dean. He had an unrelenting passion for public service, democracy, and believed that people can make the world better."Watch entire commencement
Macro shot of bee covered in pollen, courtesy NASA
Did you know? Worldwide, approximately 1,000 plants grown for food, beverages, fibers, spices, and medicines need to be pollinated by animals in order to produce the goods on which we depend.
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What does the future hold...
Fort Lewis College and the San Juan National Forest worked together to produce "What does the future hold for Spruce-Fir Forests?" event was held March 21, Fort Lewis College and is a follow-up to the “Meet the Beetles” public presentation held at the college last year. (YouTube video)
Know Your Snow Before You Go - Check out avalanche conditions.
A change in weather can mean a change in avalanche conditions. Do you know how to recognize a potential avalanche? What would you do if you or someone nearby is caught in the middle of one?