U.S. Forest Service

Browns Canyon National Monument Measure Debated

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.

12/06/2014

Shannon Lukens of Steamboat Springs took this photo on Nov. 29 from her family's Christmas tree cutting celebration "at a friend’s ranch in Rand."

Forest Service Sets Christmas Tree Cutting Dates In Colorado

The U.S. Forest Service is planning to open five Christmas tree cutting areas along the Front Range next month.

11/27/2014

An artist's rendition of a summertime zipline (credit: CBS)

Vail Gets Permission For New Ziplines, Mountain Coaster & Trails

Even though ski season is just starting, Vail is already looking forward to next summer.

10/21/2014

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Forest Service Tweaks Rules On Media And Commercial Photography

The U.S. Forest Service will not charge media outlets to take photos or shoot video during news-gathering operations, it said late Thursday.

09/26/2014

The avalanche cleanup on Berthoud Pass in January 2014 (credit: Aaron Davidon, Grand County Search And Rescue)

Forest Service OKs Remote Blasting Of Avalanches On Berthoud Pass

The U.S. Forest Service has approved the use of remote-controlled blasters to trigger small snowslides in an attempt to keep big avalanches from blocking Berthoud Pass near Winter Park Resort.

09/24/2014

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Coyotes Kill Several Dogs In Arapahoe County

Coyotes near Yale Avenue and Interstate 25 have killed about a dozen dogs recently, snatching many from back yards near the High Line Canal.

08/23/2014

A Dumpster in Aspen where a bear was observed (credit: CBS)

Campsite Closure Near Aspen Latest Of Several Bear-Related Encounters

The closure of 11 campsites near Aspen this weekend due to bears follows a string of bear-related encounters that have worried officials.

08/18/2014

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Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.

08/17/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.

08/04/2014

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Arrest Made In Red Feather Lakes Stabbings

Larimer County authorities have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with three stabbings at Red Feather Lakes.

07/17/2014

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