Officials Hope Remote-Controlled Avalanches on Lizard Head Pass Will Help Keep Vital Byway Open During Snow Slide Season
A new Swiss-designed avalanche control system on the pass southwest of Telluride aims to make it safer for crews to trigger slides. The remote-controlled system uses elevated towers to drop ordnance on snow-loaded slopes.
Many people take hot and cold running water and a flush toilet for granted. But for some residents of the Navajo Nation, it's a luxury they don't get to enjoy at home. Now, several organizations are trying to bridge what's known as the “water gap.”
The rains are welcome but may not be enough to help ease the drought. The Climate Prediction Center's 3-6 month predictions call for warmer and drier than normal conditions.
Studies show that seven in 10 people on rural tribal lands do not have access to broadband internet. The lack of connection is especially dangerous during a pandemic. I spoke with Darrah Blackwater about her efforts to bring better broadband to Native lands.
A new law in Colorado aims to make it easier to start community solar gardens. Sunshare CEO David Amster-Olszewski talked to me about how it will level the playing field for solar energy generation.
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies Naturalist Director Jim Kravitz remembers its mascot golden eagle, which passed away recently.