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2008-07-03 09:00:43

By KARL F MOFFATT Gila: Iron Creek has two-bag limit, open all year For many anglers, July 1 has always meant opening day on the spectacular and now wildly popular Valle Vidal in Northern New Mexico. But this year savvy anglers can beat the crowds by heading south into the rugged Gila Wilderness to stalk the rare and beautiful Gila trout. Fresh off the endangered species list after a long-running, and often heroic, recovery effort, the Gila trout is up for grabs in three creeks in the...

2008-06-19 12:00:34

Lawyers in the Denver office of Hogan & Hartson LLP donated more than 2,300 hours of pro bono work to help leading conservation groups secure a proposed settlement concerning water flow in Colorado's Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Hogan & Hartson partner Andy Spielman represented seven conservation groups during nine months of negotiations that involved more than 60 parties, including the federal government, irrigators in the Gunnison basin, hydroelectric producers,...

2008-06-15 09:00:11

Imagine - environmentalists and water users, as well as state and federal governments, actually agreeing on a compromise over the water flowing through the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. If accepted by a state water court judge, the 30-year squabble will end in an agreement that allows annual peak flows and shoulder flows - tied to natural runoff - plus a year-round base flow of 300 cubic feet per second. It's a good accord - too bad it took so much litigation to get the parties...


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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
2013-04-17 23:31:23

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in the western portion of Colorado in the United States. The park holds 30,750 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans, including the Ute people. The first recorded American presence in the area occurred in 1881, when the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad encountered the area, taking nearly two years to build a line through the canyon. This railroad moved from Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City and was a main line...

2012-06-19 04:23:57

Symbol: ALPE11 Group: Dicot Family: Polemoniaceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GIPE Gilia penstemonoides M.E. Jones   Black Canyon gilia Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.