Forest Service http://aspenpublicradio.org en Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/advocacy-group-looks-forest-service-solution <p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 22013 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution “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?” Conundrum At Conundrum Hot Springs: Large Crowds Hurting Environment http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conundrum-conundrum-hot-springs-large-crowds-hurting-environment <p></p><p>White River National Forest officials are concerned about overuse at Conundrum Hot Springs, outside Aspen. Forest Service staffers recently pulled more than 35 pounds of trash from the popular recreation area and the number of visitors continues to grow.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:16:59 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21235 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Conundrum At Conundrum Hot Springs: Large Crowds Hurting Environment Glenwood Conference: Fire Officials Look At "True Costs" Of Wildfire http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/glenwood-conference-fire-officials-look-true-costs-wildfire <p></p><p>The story of wildfire in the west is increasingly bleak. Fires are bigger, the wildfire season’s longer, and homes are increasingly built on lands at risk to fire. That’s the situation surrounding a wildfire conference in Glenwood Springs this week. Firefighters, elected officials and government workers met to try and find solutions. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, one idea is to expand biomass production.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17197 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Glenwood Conference: Fire Officials Look At "True Costs" Of Wildfire Less Funding for Weed Management on White River National Forest http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/less-funding-weed-management-white-river-national-forest <p></p><p>Officials at the White River National Forest are anticipating significant cuts to their noxious weed management program. Funding to fight invasive species on the Forest has declined in recent years and it’s beginning to impact the land. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:57:04 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14474 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Less Funding for Weed Management on White River National Forest