Western Slope Conservation Center http://kvnf.org en Local Motion: North Fork Air Quality Study http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-north-fork-air-quality-study <p>Today on Local Motion we talk with three of the people involved with the North Fork Air Quality Study, a year-long project put together by CU-Boulder, the Western Slope Conservation Center and the Delta County School District.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The project will use low-cost, portable and permanent monitoring devices to get baseline measurements of air quality in the North Fork Valley.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:42:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17875 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: North Fork Air Quality Study KVNF Local Newscast Thursday, August 8, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-august-8-2013 <ul dir="ltr"><li style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">BLM Extends Public Comment Period on Dominguez-Escalante Draft RMP</span></li><li style="list-style-t Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:32:40 +0000 Marty Durlin 14257 at http://kvnf.org Fly-over Stresses Importance of Alternative Oil & Gas Plan http://kvnf.org/post/fly-over-stresses-importance-alternative-oil-gas-plan <p>The fight to keep negative impacts of gas drilling out of the North Fork Valley got a boost as community members got a glimpse of the area from a higher plane. On Monday The Western Slope Conservation Center and Eco-Flight offered two tours of the North Fork Valley to graphically show the importance of the North Fork Valley Alternative Plan – a proposal created to provide a rallying point for residents concerned about oil and gas extraction on public lands. The Conservation Center’s director Sarah Sauter explains the purpose of the flights.</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 21:14:13 +0000 Marty Durlin 10315 at http://kvnf.org Fly-over Stresses Importance of Alternative Oil & Gas Plan KVNF Local Newscast, Friday, April 19, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-april-19-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Benzene detected in Parachute Creek for first time</li><li>Nearly half a million state residents eligible under new health care laws</li><li>INFORM loses challenge, uranium waste to remain in Western Colorado</li><li>Conservation Center sponsors e-cycling event in honor of Earth Day</li><li>Powderhorn ski resort will be open this weekend after new snow</li><li>Money sought to sustain program drawing movies to Colorado</li></ul> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:19:14 +0000 Eric Goold 9201 at http://kvnf.org Celebration of Improvements to Paonia River Park http://kvnf.org/post/celebration-improvements-paonia-river-park <p>A dedicated troupe showed up to tramp around the Paonia River Park yesterday and mark another step in its transformation from an in-stream gravel operation into a thriving fish and wildlife habitat, wetlands, swimming and boating area, and riverside park.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:20:39 +0000 Marty Durlin 7805 at http://kvnf.org Celebration of Improvements to Paonia River Park Interview with Sarah Sauter of Western Slope Conservation Center http://kvnf.org/post/interview-sarah-sauter-western-slope-conservation-center <p>The Conservation Center held an annual meeting yesterday, and chose a new name: Western Slope Conservation Center. The nonprofit was created by the marriage of two deep-rooted local organizations, the&nbsp;North Fork River Improvement Association, known as NFRIA, and the Western Slope&nbsp;Environmental Resource Council, known as WSERC.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:59:32 +0000 Marty Durlin 6386 at http://kvnf.org Interview with Sarah Sauter of Western Slope Conservation Center KVNF Local Newscast, Monday, February 11, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-february-11-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>BLM defers leases from Mesa Verde, Dinosaur National Monument</li><li>Poll shows residents of Rocky Mountain states strongly favor conservation</li><li>Dems at State House face conflict from friends and foes over gun control</li><li>Western Slope Conservation Center moves forward after merger of non-profits</li></ul><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:26:30 +0000 Eric Goold 6361 at http://kvnf.org