Monthly Archives: June 2014

Trail Volunteers Needed

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Last (we hope) Planning Commission meeting on Rights of Nature

The Planning Commission meeting on the Rights of Nature Wednesday June 18 will, we hope, be a non-event. ┬áPublic testimony will not be taken, but I plan to be at the meeting anyway (est. time mid-afternoon) just to see how it plays out. Staff has wordsmithed this issue to death, resulting in the following proposed language to be inserted into the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan Environmental Resources Element: “Acknowledging our responsibility to ensure that naturally-occurring ecosystems and their native species populations continue to exist and flourish in Boulder County, Boulder County will develop conservation and recovery plans for priority Species of Special Concern.” As far as we’re concerned, Boulder County is already doing that, so this merely makes it official. … Continue reading

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