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[ In memory of Alice Zahniser, widow of Wilderness Act author ]

The youngest of nine children, Zahniser was witness to the act that would set our nation’s highest standard for public lands protection. She typed the first handwritten draft of the Wilderness Act in early 1956.

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[ Finally, closure: delivering the Green Mountain Lookout bill to Darrington ]

On Sunday, July 20, I had the pleasure of taking part in a small community gathering in Darrington, Washington, celebrating closure on an issue near and dear to the hearts of many: the protection of the historic Green Mountain Lookout.

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[ As Fiery Accidents Pile Up, U.S. Proposes New Rules for Oil Trains ]

The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out long-promised standards on Wednesday.

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[ Energy Department and U.S.D.A. Declare Bioenergy Plans in Ten States ]

The Energy Department and the U.S.D.A. (USDA) on July 17 announced the selection of ten plans that will gain backing aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to enhance plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels, biopower, and bio-based products. The plans are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Texas, and Virginia. DOE’s Office of Science will provide $10.6 million in backing for 8 projects, while USDA’s National Institute of Foo…

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[ Bill to protect Browns Canyon gets its day in Congress ]

Browns Canyon is an outdoor recreation mecca, and one of Colorado’s most treasured landscapes. It is enjoyed by whitewater boaters, hikers and anglers fishing for trout in of the the state’s largest stretch of gold metal waters.

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Farmers Markets in Colorado

Check out where you can get fresh produce from local growers!

Metro Denver Farmers Markets Six convenient locations throughout metro Denver. Colorado Farmers Markets A great resource if you are interested in being a vendor, or just looking for a place to purchase locally-grown produce. Mile High Marketplace Farmers Market A year-round farmers market at the Mile High Flea Market. Door-to-Door Organics Let the farmer’s market come to you. Quality, organic produce is delivered to your front door at a schedule that is convenient for you! See the page here!