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Welcome to our blog. We aim to promote open-dialogue amongst the widest possible range of participants and to encourage the proper vetting of all ideas and opinions. Please take a look around and share your thoughts on these critical natural resource issues with the RLCH community. If you are interested in writing a blog please send us an email to contactus@rlch.org. Thanks!

Mexican spotted owls

Putting a price tag on existence

Posted: October 13, 2012
Changes to critical habitat designations could have a chilling effect.
Conundrum Hot Springs

Wilderness limited: Are we adaptable to crowding and a loss of...

Posted: October 1, 2012
Maroon Bells-Snowmass was one of areas originally protected with the passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964. In advance of its 50th anniversary, the...

Jaguar versus the copper mine

Posted: September 14, 2012
Roughly 30 miles south of Tucson, smack in the middle of the Santa Rita Mountains portion of the Sky Islands is where a Canadian company, Augusta...

Celebrating the discovery of new (eew) clawed spider

Posted: August 31, 2012
The discovery of a new spider family reminds us how important conservation of all species is.

Settling the Debate Over Motorized Vehicles in Yellowstone

Posted: August 19, 2012
Other, Wildlife

Longmont fracking regulations bring the state vs. local government...

Posted: August 16, 2012
The debate over fracking is a tough one, with valid arguments on both sides. But should individual cities be allowed to decide how they want to...

Las Vegas bets big on rural water

Posted: August 9, 2012
Considering everything that’s at risk by draining four valleys, and potentially a fifth in the future, should we be gambling on this pipeline?
Skier on mountain

A resort expansion pits Colorado skiers versus environmentalists

Posted: August 6, 2012
Eldora Mountain Resorts is seeking to expand its ski facilities on public land, while advocacy groups worry about the effect on wildlife and water.

CMH Act and the Wilderness Debate: The Environment vs. The Economy

Posted: July 26, 2012
Colorado Senator Mark Udall has proposed new Wilderness designations for Colorado . But how will a Wilderness designation affect those involved, and...
Wind farm

The answer to our energy needs, my friend, is blowin' in the wind

Posted: July 26, 2012
The proposed 1,000 turbine Wyoming wind farm is not without environmental consequences, but the benefits appear to outweigh the costs.
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