Does Above-Average Snowpack Mean Above-Average Runoff?

As the majority of us Vail-area locals have hung up our skis for the season and are trading in our boots for our Chacos, we might find ourselves reminiscing on what played out to be a pretty typical snow year – albeit one with a pretty atypical closure of the…

There’s a Weed in My Watershed

Weeds are a part of our watershed, whether we like them or not. Some weeds are a nuisance, but some are more harmful than others. Here in Eagle County, there are 35 plants on the noxious weeds list. Noxious weeds pose a threat to agriculture, recreation, wildlife, property or public…

Like a River, Just Go With the Flow

blue sky, mountains, rivers

As a child, one of my favorite Walt Disney movies was “Pocahontas.” The free-spirited young woman who dreams of more inspired me as I grew up and faced my own challenges. These days, as an adult, the songs of “Pocahontas” continue to ignite flames of inspiration within me. When she…