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Veterans Help Save the Boundary Waters After it Saved Them

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 01.12.2016 | Impact
Garett Reppenhagen

To our military veterans, the Boundary Waters is a place where the land and country they fought for provides healing. No one better illustrates this than Erik Packard, an army veteran who served two tours in Iraq.

How to Appreciate Progress? Go Take a Hike.

Ann Morgan | Posted 04.26.2015 | Green
Ann Morgan

It was 45 years ago that the Clean Air Act passed and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created, and they have both made a tremendous difference in our quality of life.

What Will It Take to Win the Gold in Rainforest Defense?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.

No Longer the Republican Party of Mount Rushmore -- Now the Party of Easter Island

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

It is really pretty remarkable to ponder how far the modern Republican Party has strayed from the vision of Lincoln, the Great Emancipator -- and Teddy Roosevelt, the Conservationist and Trust Buster.

Telluride Buys Bear Creek Property Near Tom Chapman's, Looking To Expand?

The Watch Newspapers | Karen James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TELLURIDE -- In a deal that could be interpreted as paving the way to a future ski area expansion, the Telluride Ski and Golf Company has purchased a...

Diana DeGette The Leading Force Behind Controversial Legislation Expanding Protected Lands

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For a decade now, Democratic U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette of Denver has been fighting an uphill battle to vastly increase the acreage of Colorado's public ...