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Posts Tagged ‘open space’

A Food Fight at Sherpa’s Restaurant

A Food Fight at Sherpa’s Restaurant

A PLAN-Boulder County forum at Sherpa’s Adventurers Restaurant and Bar on the evening of Monday, November 14, about the wisdom of banning genetically engineered crops from Boulder County Open Space may have generated more heat than light, with the [...]

Can Cropland Policy Help Boulder County Farmers?

Can Cropland Policy Help Boulder County Farmers?

The issue of genetically-engineered (GE), or genetically modified organisms (GMO), crops is not an easy issue for our community to tackle. It's proven to be divisive in Boulder in the past and it touches on two things many of us hold dear, food and [...]

Cropland Policy/GMO Events

Cropland Policy/GMO Events

Today, November 7 Cropland Policy Open House, 5-8 p.m. Boulder County Fairgrounds: Exhibit Building Come learn about the policy and ask questions during this informal open house. A short staff presentation on the process will begin at 6 p.m. [...]

Blue Over Crystal Gray

Blue Over Crystal Gray

My beautiful, good friend Crystal leaves stylish council shoes that will be very hard to fill. She is a fierce activist and a neighborhood-loving downtown denizen. She is indomitable, optimistic and a force of nature. I’ve often joked to people [...]

The Voters’ Message

The Voters’ Message

It doesn’t take a PhD to understand the outcome of Tuesday’s City Council vote, despite the Daily Camera’s (11-3-11) efforts to explain the election through a national anti-incumbency lens. I believe City of Boulder voters were simply voting [...]

Anemone Hill: Does It Need an Obituary?

Anemone Hill: Does It Need an Obituary?

I am 93 years old, arrived in Boulder in September, 1946, and lived in the uppermost cottage (701) in Chautauqua. I had grown up in New York City, but had been a young naturalist since age 5. When I was twelve I became an  avid birder, and learned [...]

The Denver Post | Boulder County agriculture division helps keep urban sprawl at bay

The Denver Post | Boulder County agriculture division helps keep urban sprawl at bay

LONGMONT — Four generations of the Zweck family have farmed on the west edge of town, but when the fifth opted out, the 230-acre operation seemed doomed to development. "The city limits are right on our fence," said John Zweck, whose [...]

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Profile: Farmer Keith Bateman

Over the past few decades, Boulder County has seen the departure of a lot of farmers, making Keith Bateman’s long-term commitment to farming a notable one. Keith grew up in Lafayette where his grandparents owned a dairy. Until he was 17, Keith [...]

Boulder Reporter | Flagstaff tree thinning: threat level still high

Boulder Reporter | Flagstaff tree thinning: threat level still high

To perhaps help inspire you to write to Open Space yourself, check out the pages of photos of the destruction the Forest Service is visiting upon the Ceran St. Vrain trail above Jamestown (through a contract with a private logging company). [...]

Boulder Weekly | It’s not about the bike

Boulder Weekly | It’s not about the bike

Some say that the desires and demographics of the city of Boulder are shifting and that conservation policies need to accommodate those changes. Others point out that this isn’t the first time a group of recreationists has come into conflict with [...]

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