The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is bullish on the idea of increasing water storage at Chatfield Reservoir, plunging ahead with a reallocation project that its planners believe will help meet future water needs across the metro area without diverting more supplies from the Western Slope. But a lawsu ... More >>
So, you've got a kid, huh? Whether it's your own rambunctious preschooler or the bratty nephew you've been charged with keeping alive for the next five hours, the most important thing is leaving your house where valuables are liable to be destroyed and seeking refuge on somebody else's property. In ... More >>
Boulder County is known for leading the state in matters of open space, animal rights, environmental protections and all-around tree-hugging. But next week may present the acid test for local officials' greeniness. On September 18 the county planning commission will listen to a presentation from sta ... More >>
Five years ago, Denver park officials thought highly enough of a little-known parcel of open space along the Cherry Creek corridor, containing some of the last traces of native prairie vegetation to be found in the city, to officially designate it as a natural area. But now, Mayor Michael Hancock's ... More >>
Update: In response to requests from some groups to extend the public comment period for the proposal to increase water storage at Chatfield Reservoir -- a project that's raised several environmental concerns, as detailed in the original story below -- the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just annou ... More >>
A Flickr photo.As spring rolls inexorably into summer, the wine starts flowing, the music starts playing and workshops on everything from soup to Asian cuisine start filling up. What will your week look like? Here's a taste of what's out there: Monday, May 10: Frasca presents its Monday Nig ... More >>
It's time to count birds again, and we don't mean your Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey dinners. The Audubon Society of Greater Denver, in conjunction with local Audubon groups around the nation, is asking its members to count the birds they see in their back yards on New Year's Day - a tradition g ... More >>
Will the first new American bird discovered in a hundred years be the next to go extinct?
Big birds take flight at Eckert Crane Days.
The Denver Polo Classic downplays snob appeal.
After thirty years, Lakewood residents discover that a "future park site" belongs to someone else.
Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi, seeks the sacred in God's outdoor gym.
The peregrine falcon is back -- and falconers want to get their hands on the bird.
Qwest's big neon signs are giving Curtis Park the blues.
Ron Ruhr thinks a lot of himself, but not as much as Colorado wildlife officials did.
Chatfield State Park
Why was it so hard for these upstanding, law-abiding citizens to get arrested?
Colorado's Ocean Journey is banking on expensive special effects to drive home its conservationist message.
From shooters to lawmakers to developers to environmentalists, prairie dogs are wagging everyone.
December 17 - 23, 1998
Want to fight a real estate development in Colorado? Be ready to pay to play.
DENVER MEEKLY YIELDS TO DENSE DEVELOPMENT AT THE CHATFIELD ARBORETUM.