In late summer, flowering stems—“roosters”—rise above their flock of hens-and-chicks (Sempervivum), a tough, cold-hardy succulent that’s nice for nestling among rocks. The rooster plant dies after blooming, but chicks quickly fill in the bare space.
A break for low-income households, a boon for non-profits such as schools, fire stations, and others, and an opportunity for volunteers to get job training and hands-on experience in solar installation skills—the Coyote Ridge Community […]
In just a few weeks—on September 3, 2017, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.—this hayfield will be bustling with the family-friendly Mountain Festival, a popular annual fundraiser of the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department. Great food, music, plant […]
You’ve seen the videos and the posts on Facebook: Someone holding a small container of sugar water and swarmed by hummingbirds buzzing around, even sitting on their fingers. Must be magic! Nope. It’s simple. If […]
“I had just brought my first five yaks home,” says Terry Clingan of the Buckhorn Canyon in rural Bellvue. “A very exciting day…until the horse suddenly galloped across the pasture to check out the new […]
By Sally Roth Plenty of opportunity to practice patience while road projects take advantage of summer weather! This is the Rist Canyon Road improvement project (County Road 52E, from County Road 27E to Stratton Park […]
Ripe peaches are a high point of summer, and Colorado’s own sweet, juicy Palisade peaches are popping up in roadside stands and farmers’ markets. Palisade peaches are grown in orchards near Grand Junction, CO, including […]