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Villa Ranch conserved

MEEKER | The 2,226-acre Villa Ranch has been conserved in perpetuity by the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) and the Krueger family. The conservation project was made possible with support from Colorado Parks and […]

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Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

February 2, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

Every day, cattle graze and unknowingly turn natural resources like solar energy and pastureland into high-quality proteins and other invaluable products. They’re upcyclers that take otherwise useless materials, add nutritional and environmental value, and transform […]

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Drought impacts to evergreen trees

December 9, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

Many evergreen trees (pine, pinyon, and spruce) are currently exhibiting decreased vigor, twig dieback, and needle browning or needle drop. The primary cause of these conditions is prolonged drought. Dry air, low precipitation, low soil […]

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Conservation Corner: Forest Health and Pine Beetles

November 26, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

CSU-Extension states: “Mountain Pine Beetles (MPB), Dendroctonus ponderosae, are the most important insect pest to Colorado’s pine forests.” They can have devastating effects on whole systems. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of dead trees across […]

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