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A hundred people marched, chanting, around Cortez’s City Park Sunday afternoon to show solidarity with protesters battling a pipeline in North Dakota.


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A little over a year ago, the Animas River ran yellow, the result of a catastrophic spill of mining wastes. Now, it is again discolored, thanks to recent heavy rains that stirred up sediment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the discoloration, which was reported Wednesday morning, was not related to work being done by the agency at the mine site. In an email, the EPA said downstream stakeholders were notified about the occurrence.

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Montezuma County Commission Chair Larry Don Suckla continues to suggest that wildlife officials moved a golden eagle’s nest onto the Phil’s World mountain biking area. The Bureau of Land Management is considering a trail expansion in that area.

 


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Montezuma County Commission Chair Larry Don Suckla stated at Monday’s Commissioner meeting that Colorado Parks and Wildlife moved a golden eagle’s nest to the Phil’s World Bike trail area.


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Montezuma County Commission Chair Larry Don Suckla stated at Monday’s Commissioner meeting that Colorado Parks and Wildlife moved a golden eagle’s nest to the Phil’s World Bike trail area. He said state officials brought the nest from Granath Mesa near Dolores to an area proposed for trail expansion, and that the nest now “has an effect” on trail development.


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The Bureau of Land Management has released a long-awaited environmental assessment, or EA, regarding proposed ATV access through Recapture Canyon in Southeast Utah.


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Construction on the North Dakota Access oil pipeline is at a standstill. Last Friday, the federal government withdrew its construction permits for a portion of the pipeline that would pass under the Missouri River and possibly impact Native American graves and sacred sites.

Author Craig Childs on "Waking The Mammoth"

Sep 14, 2016
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The film "Waking The Mammoth", which documents and honors the mammoths and ancient peoples that roamed North America tens of thousands of years ago, has raised new questions about human relationships to the environment through time.

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Joanna Macy is an environmental activist and scholar of Buddhism and deep ecology, and the author of eight books on these subjects. Pandora's Box host Joanie Trussel recently spent time with her at a workshop to learn about new ways to view our relationship to the environment, and sat down with KSJD's Tom Yoder to talk about what she learned.

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Boyle and Cottonwood Parks in Mancos were closed for a day each last week as a firm hired by the town government killed weeds in the parks using non-organic chemicals.

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