Last Saturday I was able to join 30 enthusiastic hikers to explore a kind of wilderness that is different than what we often think of as "wilderness" – the subtle, enigmatic hills and valleys of the Adobe Badlands.
Vermillion Basin, a little-known treasure that Colorado citizens and our supporters have campaigned to protect in Colorado’s western canyon country is now officially protected from what once seemed imminent oil and gas drilling.
Colorado has built a reputation as a national leader on renewable energy, steadily increasing its wind and solar portfolio over the years and in 2010 passing a law requiring that 30% the state’s energy come from renewable resources by 2020, one of the highest standards in the country.
Communities near northwest Colorado’s Dinosaur National Monument are expected to experience a surge in jobs and economic growth in the near future thanks to the reopening of a long-awaited visitor center and exhibit hall that will give visitors an up-close look at the monument’s worl
My feet hurt and shoulders ache, but today’s National Public Lands Day restoration project near Montrose, Colorado was a “whacking” success. The day overflowed with blue skies, sunshine and camaraderie.
Colorado hiking trail #12. Dolores River Canyons [Moderate, Backcountry]: This hike allows you to experience the remote character of the old west, stunning redrock canyons, fascinating geology, petroglyphs, and so much more!