Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties
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Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties

$136,117 in grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Colorado DENVER Nine Certified Local Government communities in Colorado will receive $136,117 in grants for historic preservation projects. History Colorado awards CLG grants to community projects that have high public benefit, urgency, and a strong focus on historic preservation. These grants enable local governments to … Continue reading

Hiking/Backcountry

U.S. Forest Service to reopen some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon

BOULDER This Friday, March 10 the U.S. Forest Service will reopen Blob Rock, Bitty Buttress, and Security Risk climbing areas in Boulder Canyon. The Eagle Rock area remains closed to climbing and other activities and is expected to remain closed through July 31, 2017. These areas were closed February 1 to protect golden eagles during … Continue reading

Culture

Boulder County awards sustainability grants to local communities

BOULDER COUNTY County The Boulder County Commissioners have announced the recipients of 2017 Environmental Sustainability Grants. Recipients include the following communities in Boulder County: Boulder, Jamestown, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, Nederland, Superior, and Ward. Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program provides an opportunity for governmental organizations within the county to undertake environmental sustainability priorities … Continue reading

Forest Service finalizes decision on Magnolia trail system
Hiking/Backcountry

Forest Service finalizes decision on Magnolia trail system

NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has released its final decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project. The decision finalizes all elements in the draft decision, including a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres branching out from the Peak to Peak Highway in areas known as East Magnolia and West Magnolia. Currently there are … Continue reading

COVER: Enjoy scenic boating on region’s high altitude lakes, rivers, creeks
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COVER: Enjoy scenic boating on region’s high altitude lakes, rivers, creeks

FRONT RANGE Recreational boating is one of the most widely enjoyed forms of outdoor recreation in the United States, and its no different in our land-locked state. Whether you’re an avid boater or simply enjoy sailing or paddling a few weekends a year, the mountain lakes, rivers and creeks of Colorado’s Front Range have something … Continue reading

Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland
Hiking/Backcountry

Forest Service releases draft decision on improved trail system near Nederland

NEDERLAND The U.S. Forest Service has released its final environmental assessment and a draft decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project. The draft decision would approve a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres in Boulder and Gilpin counties in an area along the Peak to Peak Highway known as East Magnolia and West … Continue reading