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Posts Tagged ‘recreation’

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, right, gives the "Best Young Rider" jersey to Tejay van Garderen in the inaugural USA Pro Challenge in 2011. That year, Millennium Promise, a nonprofit Rigler worked for, was the official charity of the race (photo courtesy Bill [...]

Reflections of Boulder’s Youngest Elder Statesman

Reflections of Boulder’s Youngest Elder Statesman

Former Boulder County Commissioner Will Toor (photo from swenergy.org) In a wide-ranging talk before a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, March 1, term-limited, newly retired Boulder County Commissioner Will Toor spun colorful anecdotes, [...]

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 Long and Winding Trail that Leads to the West TSA

The Long and Winding Trail that Leads to the West TSA

The process of developing a management plan for the West Trail Study Area— encompassing Boulder’s mountain backdrop and everyone’s favorite trails and climbs—has now been going on for well over two years, and the results are scheduled to go [...]

Nearing Completion on the West TSA

Nearing Completion on the West TSA

Almost two years ago, in January of 2009, the City’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department began a process designed to assess trails, trail sustainability, visitor access, and natural resource protection in the West Trail Study Area [...]

Mom, Why Can’t We Play Ball at Casey?

Mom, Why Can’t We Play Ball at Casey?

Because it's closed to neighborhood use. The synthetic turf playing field at the renovated Casey Middle School is a lot of things: centrally located, environmentally friendly, guilt-free green— and off-limits.  A grey Master lock and a BVSD [...]

What do Mountain Bikers Want?

What do Mountain Bikers Want?

On Monday, September 13th, Open Space and Mountain Park’s (OSMP’s) West Trail Study Area (TSA) Community Collaborative Group (CCG) held a meeting dedicated to mountain biking. At that meeting, the conservation caucus would not consent to or [...]

Mountain Bikers and Conservationists Tell Each Other to Take a Hike

Mountain Bikers and Conservationists Tell Each Other to Take a Hike

The City of Boulder’s Community Collaborative Group (“CCG”) could not agree in September on a proposed mountain bike trail running north and south through Boulder’s mountain parks, and at a PLAN-Boulder forum on October 15 a panel of [...]

Trails on Boulder Open Space

Trails on Boulder Open Space

As Blue Line readers know,  a tremendous amount of citizen work has gone into establishing Boulder’s Blue Line and also into the acquisition of our Open Space.  We, who came here later, appreciated and supported our exceptional environment.  [...]

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Mountain bikers: Are you sure you want access to the trails west of town? It may not be such a good idea. Attaining access to the busy, historic trail corridors between Chautauqua and the South Mesa Trail trailhead could easily backfire. Because [...]

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