• TSRC Town Talk: Nanoscience & Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy

    3 days ago.

    Come hear Todd Krauss, former TED speaker & PhD Professor of Chemistry, University of Rochester, talk about his research in gathering solar energy more efficiently with light harvesting quantum dots, a new technology that will lead us into a more sustainable future. Tuesday,…

  • ALACAZEM 2015.06.25

    6 days ago.

    June 25 to July 2, 2015  Visible planets: Morning: Mercury Evening: Venus, Jupiter, Saturn If you haven’t noticed the celestial event happening in the western twilight sky for the entire month of June, perhaps it’s time to take a look.…

  • Mountain Village: Solar Rebates

    3 weeks ago.

    In line with Mountain Village’s environmental ethos, the town is offering significant savings to those who install solar on their home or business. First launched in 2014, the Solar Energy Rebate Program awards those by offering a rebate of $0.40…

  • Earth Matters: Trans-Pacific Partnership & U.S. Food Safety

    4 weeks ago.

    Contributor Bill Mason returns after an extended absence with his column about issues that impact the health of the Big Blue Marble we live on. Below Earth Matters asks: What’s the beef with the Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. food safety? Standing…

  • Pryor Engagement: Guatemala

    2 months ago.

    Telluride local John Pryor is executive director of LightHawk, the nonprofit dedicated to accelerating conservation success through the powerful perspective of flight. Since his tenure with the company is relatively short – he Joined LightHawk just a year ago – John went on a very exciting expedition…

  • Telluride Arts District: Wayfinding Upgrade Announced

    4 months ago.

    Where are you? Where are you heading to? Wayfinding informs people of their surroundings in the built environment. The Telluride Arts District, in partnership with the Town of Telluride, is embarking on an update of signage and information that will make it…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast ~~ 1/29/15

    5 months ago.

    The storm for the next few days is an upper-level trough hovering along the California coast. A closed-low will form along the Mexico/Arizona border tomorrow night. It will then move down south along the Baja Peninsula before lifting and moving…

  • Tiny Houses in Telluride?

    5 months ago.

    Mountainfilm is always ahead of the curve. In 2013, Mountainfilm showed “Tiny: A Story About Living Small.” The doc about living small featured writer and multimedia project manager Merete Mueller, a writer laser-focused on environmental sustainability, and graphic designer and videographer Chris…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Report, 1/10/2015

    5 months ago.

    Clouds are beginning to move into the 4-corners this morning ahead of the next San Juan storm. By later tonight/Sunday morning scattered snow showers will increase as an upper level trough moves into the mountains. With a lack of strong…

  • Happy New Year? Maybe Not for Some Species

    5 months ago.

    We are busy now trying to actualize what we resolved, champagne glass in hand, to accomplish in 2015. But how about this sobering news found in a blog by Anastasia Pantsios in EcoWatch? Anyone who has ever visited a zoo has…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast~~UPDATE~~ Sunday. 12/21/2014

    6 months ago.

    PRECIP WILL START SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE BECOMING MORE STEADY NOON ONWARDS WITH THE HEAVIEST PRECIP EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SOME HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE A FOOT TO OVER 2 FEET OF SNOW FOR THE PARK/GORE AND ELKHEAD MTNS MAINLY…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Report~~Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    6 months ago.

    Clouds presently moving into southwest Colorado that may bring a few inches of snow to the higher elevations but a better chance tomorrow for moisture in the high country. A large low pressure trough containing several shortwaves will affect the…

  • Telluride Mountain Club: Trail Committee on the Value of Regional Trails

    6 months ago.

     The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC)'s Trail Committee celebrates its third year serving the Telluride area's trail access and creation with a push to educate the community on its current initiatives and projects. Throughout 2014, the Committee has increased collaborative efforts with trail and…

  • Climate Hawks on the Left & Why

    6 months ago.

    Not all green-leaning folks fit under one large umbrella. Turns out there are shades of green, real differences among those who love Mother Nature and want to save the planet. In this article which appeared in Grist, David Roberts parses the…

  • San Juan Mountains Weather Forecast~~Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    7 months ago.

    High clouds floating through today from a closed low off the California coast that is spinning warm air  into western Colorado  and carrying impressive moisture on SW flow..  But with weak storm dynamics (low vorticity/vertical instability), warm temps & mostly…

  • Why We Feel Super in Nature

    7 months ago.

    Kris Abrams is a nature-based psychotherapist and shamanic practitioner with Cedar Tree Healing Arts. I found her story, “10 Reasons Why We Feel So good in Nature” in EcoWatch and thought it was well worthing sharing – before or after your next foray…