Before the FAA makes a final decision on the project, the agency will hold a 32-day public comment period. This will allow people to comment on the changes made in the Final EA compared to the Draft EA, and on any of the preliminary determinations under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
FAA Issues Denver Environmental Assessment
The field of candidates who will be on Colorado’s first Presidential Primary in 20 years has been largely established.
Colorado’s Presidential Primary Field is Largely Set
Cops, Kids and Christmas!
Eighty underserved children to Shop with a Cop in Arapahoe County this Saturday CENTENNIAL – Dozens of families in Arapahoe County who may not be able to afford gifts will have presents under their trees this Christmas. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies are going to take some 80 children shopping at Wal-Mart Saturday in a program called Shop with a Cop. The deputies will give each child a set amount of money to spend. The kids must buy one gift for a family member, one article of clothing, then can spend the rest on anything they want. Shop with a CopRead More
Irrigation Innovation Consortium Funds New Projects for 2020
The Irrigation Innovation Consortium, a university and industry collaboration that accelerates the development and adoption of water- and energy-efficient irrigation technology, has announced funding for seven research projects in the upcoming year, including one led by Jay Ham in the Colorado State University Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. The consortium is headquartered at CSU, and its project director is Reagan Waskom, a professor at CSU and director of the Colorado Water Center.
The 2019 California wildfires caused less damage than the last two devastating seasons
AccuWeather predicted earlier this year that the California wildfire season would be extended into December and that the total damage and economic loss caused by the state’s wildfires would be $80 billion, a pair of estimates that accurately reflect what occurred during the 2019 California wildfire season.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Celebrates 30 Years of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is celebrating 30 years of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act this month. NAWCA, signed in December 1989, provides financial support for waterfowl habitat that also supports a multitude of other wetland-related wildlife species.
Gov. Polis & CDHS Launch SEE ME Campaign to Battle Stigma of Behavioral Health Conditions
Gov. Jared Polis joined Michelle Barnes, executive director at the Department of Human Services, to launch the new SEE ME campaign, to address the stigma associated with getting mental health or substance use disorder support. The campaign is designed to complement the work of the Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force (BHTF) and provide an opportunity for all Coloradans to take action in support of behavioral health system reform.
‘Arguably the best meteor shower of the entire year’ to reach its pinnacle this week
As the year nears its close, many people are already looking ahead to 2020, but stargazers remain focused on 2019 as one of the year’s top meteor showers is about to put on a dazzling display in the night sky. “Arguably the best meteor shower of the entire year peaks on Friday night into the early hours of Saturday morning,” AccuWeather Astronomy Blogger Dave Samuhel said. “The Geminids shower is just as or slightly more active than the Perseids meteor shower of August.”
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Starting Winter Big-Game Classification / Capture Flights in Southwest Colorado
As part of its ongoing work to monitor the health of the state’s big-game herds, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has started its winter classification and capture flights in southwest Colorado. CPW biologists use the flights to observe and record trends in deer and elk populations