wildlife http://aspenpublicradio.org en “Have you heard about the moose?” http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/have-you-heard-about-moose <p>Moose are showing up this summer at one of Aspen’s most popular destinations; the Maroon Bells.&nbsp; Already there have been reports of moose charging hikers and the Forest Service closed the trails there for a day this week. The trails have reopened but rangers are warning visitors to be aware of the potential danger.&nbsp; As Aspen Public Radio’s Dorothy Atkins explains they are also considering other options.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:03:51 +0000 Dorothy Atkins 21428 at http://aspenpublicradio.org “Have you heard about the moose?” Plan Looks at Future Oil, Gas Development on White River National Forest http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/plan-looks-future-oil-gas-development-white-river-national-forest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The White River National Forest is working toward the final stages of updating its oil and gas plan. The document sets out rules for the energy industry, like where and when they can operate on the Forest. And, it could impact what happens in the Thompson Divide. The agency is updating the old plan partly because oil and gas operations have advanced in the area. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 12665 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Plan Looks at Future Oil, Gas Development on White River National Forest Crews Chip Away at Large-Scale Wildlife Improvement Project http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crews-chip-away-large-scale-wildlife-improvement-project <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Forest Service is chipping away at plans to improve habitat on 10’s of thousands of acres in the Roaring Fork Valley. The large-scale project includes thinning overgrown vegetation in areas like the Frying Pan and Crystal River Valleys. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:10:38 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9378 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Crews Chip Away at Large-Scale Wildlife Improvement Project More Bears and People in Colorado mean More Problems http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/more-bears-and-people-colorado-mean-more-problems <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Aspen sits smack dab in the middle of prime black bear habitat, and already this year several sightings and home break-in’s have been reported. The Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife takes those reports and deals with problem bears. Julie Mao is a Terrestrial Biologist for the agency. She told Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as populations of bears and people grow in the state, more run-in’s with the bruins are expected.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:19:40 +0000 Marci Krivonen 3320 at http://aspenpublicradio.org More Bears and People in Colorado mean More Problems