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Colorado Master Gardener: Managing bindweed in the garden
Colorado Master Gardener: Managing bindweed in the garden

July 16, 2019

Before I found it in my garden, I thought field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis var. linearifoliu) was a rather pretty plant. It looks like a morning glory (in the Convolvulus family), growing along the ground or as...











Talking Green: Going bag free in the ‘Boat
Talking Green: Going bag free in the ‘Boat

July 7, 2019

Plastics aren’t just clogging our oceans; it’s raining plastic in nearby Rocky Mountain National Park — a sobering thought with all the June precipitation we had.  Recently, the U.S. Geological Survey reported that 90% of...







A ‘banner year’ for runoff on the Yampa River
A ‘banner year’ for runoff on the Yampa River

June 27, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Nearly 5 inches of June precipitation and 2 inches of June snow have contributed to keeping the Yampa River flowing near peak levels since the beginning of the month. Since the river...