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Nederland

Wildfire

This Could Never Happen to Me

“I’m moving to Louisville. I want to get away from the wildfire danger up here in Nederland.” This is what my neighbor said several years ago when you sold her house. Now I wonder if she even has a home anymore. It’s horrific — 991 homes lost in the blink…

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Weather/Climate

Can WFH Save the Planet?

The climate change news is bleak. “The report “is a code red for humanity”, says the UN chief.” Having a day off and needing to do business in Boulder, I turned on Colorado Public Radio in my car and heard the news on climate change. Human activity is definitively causing…

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Recreation

Trip Report: The Northern Loop

“We want to backpack the Northern Loop. Can you give us camping suggestions?” Three years ago, I volunteered at the Forest Service office in Boulder, issuing wilderness permits. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I offered to help. But over the course of the season, from mid-June to mid-September,…

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Uncategorized Weather/Climate

It’s Spilling!

Driving up Boulder Canyon, the sound of water surrounds me. With Boulder Creek running alongside the road, it’s hard not to notice what’s going on. Water! The rush of water, roiling rapids, pushing down the hillside at levels not seen in more than a year. There’s so much water, that…

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