western slope resources reporting

Cara Pallone

Despite its iconic stature, the plight of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout has been both challenging and uncertain.

Courtesy of the Apple Core Project

Western San Miguel and Montrose Counties, which edge up against the Utah border in a vast patchwork of red rock canyons, juniper forests and sage-covered mesas, are better known for their extractive pasts than their fruit production. 

Fighting Fire with Fire in New Mexico’s Ponderosa Pines

Jul 6, 2018
Courtesy of Western State Colorado University

Prescribed burns are a useful tool against the increasing danger of wildfires in the Western United States. But there’s a risk. 

Coloradans Face Rising Municipal Bear Activity

Jun 22, 2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

When natural food sources fail to feed black bears, they often find new sources of food among humans. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports on how Coloradans are responding to an increase in incidents.

Katie Klingsporn/KOTO

Tucked into a corner of San Miguel County, one small community is embarking on a big endeavor toward sustainability.

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