Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen populations of cutthroat trout, and source waters for numerous renowned... [ READ MORE... ]
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine wild backcountry loaded with wild critters.
Fortunately, many such backcountry haunts are protected through Wilderness and Monument designations. Many also remain silently unprotected yet provide a home to a myriad of fish and wildlife and recreation... [ READ MORE... ]
In one of several stops on the western slope of Colorado yesterday Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke on behalf of the Thompson Divide and the discussion of letting oil and gas leases expire. Articles done by the Denver Post and the Aspen Times both quote him speaking directly to the beauty of the... [ READ MORE... ]
“Perhaps the rebuilding of body and spirit is the greatest service derivable from our forests, for of what worth are material things if we lose the character and quality of people that are the soul of America?”
Arthur Carhart—widely regarded as a pioneer in wilderness protection—posed that question... [ READ MORE... ]
EcoFlight Student Program - Colorado's Thompson Divide
By Scot KersgaardMonday, January 30, 2012 at 12:20 pm
Can a person be both pro-business and pro-environment? In Colorado and surrounding states, the answer is a resounding “yes” according to a poll released today by Colorado College.
A full 67 percent of Colorado voters identify themselves as... [ READ MORE... ]
An aerial perspective of one of the last free flowing rivers in Colorado - The Crystal River.
Written, shot, edited, produced and directed by Pete McBride.