Rafters, kayakers, anglers and anyone else looking to recreate on the Colorado River in western Grand County could see some significant changes to how the land is managed by Source: BLM proposal would have big effects to camping system, fees on Colorado River
The 14th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will be coming to Dillon on Saturday, Jan. 19. All proceeds from the festival will benefit Friends of the Dillon Ranger District's Youth SnowSchool program. The festival is a celebratory event for backcountry enthusiasts that features a film line-up full of snowy, cinematic adventure. The festival… … Continue reading Winter Wildlands Alliance hosts 14th annual Backcountry Film Festival
by Mark Miles
I’ve been fascinated with plants since I was a child. From my earliest memories, I can recall exploring in the woods, traipsing through undergrowth, building forts with sticks and twigs, admiring wildflowers, and feeling a profound sense of peace and tranquility in the presence of plants. They’ve always been a part of my life to one degree or another, and as I’ve gotten older I’ve come to appreciate their role not only in my own life but in human society in general.
One aspect of my appreciation has increased recently, and that is the health benefits of plants. I’ve discussed in a prior article (which you can read here) how I’ve dealt with prediabetes, obesity, and progressive cognitive decline after a period of poor diet in my twenties. Recently I’ve been beset with health issues relating to nascent food allergies, circulatory inflammation, and perforation of the…
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