• Several West Coast Cities Have the World's Worst Air

    2 months ago.

    We curated this story from EcoWatch. Something to think about as Telluride locals hike under Colorado blue skies. The wildfires raging across the West Coast have made the air quality so bad in several U.S. cities that they rank among…

  • Telski: 20/21 Season Update: Little Different Than Normal

    2 months ago.

    With the 20/21 ski season only 13 weeks away, Telluride Ski & Golf Resort is busy planning for winter operations in the Age of Corona. “We plan to open on Thanksgiving Day (November 26),weather and COVID restrictions permitting and close…

  • Telluride: Assessing Loss of Bill Jensen as Telski's CEO

    3 months ago.

    In life, change is the only constant. But when that change is the loss of a beloved leader like Bill Jensen – in the midst of a pandemic no less – the Telluride community is left reeling. Jensen stepped down…

  • Mountain Village: Effective 6/24, Gondola Hours Extend to Midnight

    5 months ago.

    Due to higher than expected passenger numbers and more establishments opening for the summer, Mountain Village officials have decided to extend gondola hours to midnight effective Wednesday, June 24. To view gondola lines live, web cameras are now streaming from…

  • San Miguel County: New Public Health Order

    6 months ago.

    San Miguel Public Health Department issues new Public Health Order, which more closely mirrors the state's Executive Order. All info will be posted on the San Miguel County website on Sunday, May 31. For up-to-date coronavirus information visit here. San…

  • Mountain Village: Voluntary Water Conservation as of 6/1!

    6 months ago.

    In anticipation of a dry irrigation season, the Town of Mountain Village will be restricting outside watering beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.  “Based on recent reports from the USDA/NRCS National Water and Climate Center and Bikis Water Consultants Division of…

  • Could Mushrooms Help Us Fight the Climate Crisis? Short Answer: Yes!

    6 months ago.

    How about a break from Corona-speak? Let's talk climate change. Which, yes, relates to the pandemic. Likely helps explain the cause. But this article by Jordan Davidson from EcoWatch puts a positive spin on the subject by introducing fungi into…

  • Grace Franklin: State of COVID-19 in San Miguel County

    6 months ago.

    For further information, go to tellmed.org/coronavirus. For more San Miguel County updates, go here.   I am writing to the citizens of San Miguel County from a very different place than two months ago when we started our fight against COVID-19, and it’s…

  • Mutant Enzyme Recycles Plastic in Hours!

    7 months ago.

    Corona has made recycling a remembrance of things past. But scientists have found an answer to  bag and bottle woes. When the going gets tough... Check out this story about a powerful mutant solution to plastic pollution by Tiffany Duong.…

  • Scientists Find Bacteria That Eats Plastic

    8 months ago.

    And now for some good news. We curated this story titled "Scientists Find Bacteria That Eats Plastic." It was written by Jordan Davidson for EcoWatch. German researchers have identified a strain of bacterium that not only breaks down toxic plastic,…

  • EcoAction: Climate Education & Action Initiative, 2/27

    9 months ago.

    Save the date. EcoAction Partners will be participating in the Community Climate Education & Action Initiative launch event on Thursday, February 27, 5:15 p.m., at Telluride's Wilkinson Public Library. The event will offer the broader community an opportunity to learn…

  • Mountain Village: In-Home Composting Program

    10 months ago.

    To learn more about new in-home composting initiative in Mountain Village  visit townofmountainvillage.com/compost or call (970) 369-8236. The Mountain Village Green Team is proud to announce its new composting initiative. The program offers in-home composting units for Mountain Village residents…

  • To Your Health: Conquering Aging

    1 year ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi, a world-renowned internist and gastroenterologist with encyclopedic knowledge of mind-body wellness and preventative medicine, posts on Telluride Inside… and Out under the banner of “To Your Health.” His blogs feature the most current information in his field:…

  • Mountain Village: Community Incentives Focused on Environment

    1 year ago.

    The Town of Mountain Village is investing more than $170,000 in community incentive programs focused on the environment. For more information about each program please visit townofmountainvillage.com/incentives. The initiatives Mountain Village is offering are designed to educate and reward residents…

  • EcoAction Partners: Green Grant Award Recipients

    1 year ago.

    Earlier this year, the Town of Telluride, along with EcoAction Partners as the administrator, sought applications for Telluride Green Grants, an exciting new grant program for local non-profit, commercial, and residential capital projects focused on delivering measurable reduction of greenhouse…

  • Telluride Mushroom Festival: "Rad Tradd" Cotter Back With Exciting Updates!

    1 year ago.

    Since 1981, the Telluride Mushroom Festival has celebrated all things mycological, from the newest advancements in mushroom science to its famous mushroom cook-off. The 39th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival takes place Wednesday, August 14 – Sunday, August 18. According to Festival Director Dr. Britt…