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Archive for July, 2010

Colorado Agriculture Groups Comment on Proposed Plover

Colorado Agriculture Groups Comment on Proposed Plover Listing

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently proposed listing the mountain plover as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Citing agriculture, oil and gas, and other alleged threats, a listing would severely affect agriculture activities in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. Parts of northeastern Utah, Western Kansas, northeastern Arizona and northwestern Texas could also be affected. Colorado agriculture groups quickly responded to the proposed listing. The Colorado Farm ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 7, 2010: The moon will pass

Earthsky Tonight—July 7, 2010: The moon will pass the Pleiades before dawn July 8

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Put your coffee pot on a timer and set your alarm for a couple of hours before sunrise, because you are going to want to get up early tomorrow. In the dark eastern skies before dawn tomorrow, the crescent moon passes near the Pleiades star cluster. The best views are from the North American East Coast and western South America, but chances are good from Europe and the rest of North America as well. In fact, the moon appears ... Full Story

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update

Talk to Your Veterinarian, Test Your Herd LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds cattle owners to test their herd for Bovine Trichomoniasis. “Testing and monitoring herds for trichomoniasis is the best method of controlling this infection, ” said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. “Cattle owners should talk to their veterinarian to determine the best management practices for their herd. ” · As of June 30, 2010, there no positive “trich” ... Full Story

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for July 15

Weld County, Colo. - Northern Colorado farm and ranch organizations and public officials have announced an ag rally to show support for the Northern Integrated Supply Project, a proposed water storage project that is a cooperative venture between agricultural ditch companies and growing northern Front Range communities. NISP would help prevent the aggressive dry up of thousands of additional acres of farmland in Northern Colorado while providing a responsible water management tool for ... Full Story

The Day New York’s Dream Died

The Day New York’s Dream Died

By Mike Moran Senior Media Consultant The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation It was five years ago today, July 6, 2005, but it seems like twenty……….. more than 4,000 people had jammed into a mini-stadium at Rockefeller Center in New York City early on a muggy morning before 7:00 to watch on a pair of giant screens as the International Olympic Committee selected the city that would host the 2012 Olympic Games……….. on the night before, our small stadium setting was electric, ... Full Story

Berthoud Artist Celebrates Milestone – Holds Contest

Berthoud Artist Celebrates Milestone – Holds Contest

Berthoud, CO,  Local artist Tyler Kennedy celebrated selling his 8000th print reproduction of his paintings on Thursday, May 27. To commemorate the milestone, he announced a contest to name his newly released painting. Tyler’s newest painting is a romantic piece featuring two barn swallows gliding above a blossoming plum tree (see attached), and can be personalized with names “carved” in a heart at the base of the tree. To submit an entry, email your title entry and contact ... Full Story

More People Need Help than Ever Before

More People Need Help than Ever Before

United Way of Larimer County Sets Ambitious Fundraising Goal – United Way of Larimer County announced today that the nonprofit organization is increasing its annual fundraising goal by 20 percent for the 2010-2011 campaign, which began Thursday, July 1, because of the increased need in the community. Based on research through United Way of Larimer County supported agencies and programs, the organization needs to set its fundraising goal at $8 million – a 20 percent increase over ... Full Story

Pluto is not a “former planet”

Pluto is not a “former planet”

This is in response to your June 24 article titled: "EarthSky Tonight-June 24: Earth passes between sun and Pluto tomorrow." I wish you had a comments section because I would have posted this in that section. Pluto is not a "former planet." It is a planet. Please do not blindly accept the controversial demotion of Pluto, which was done by only four percent of the International Astronomical Union, most of whom are not planetary scientists. Their decision was immediately opposed in a formal ... Full Story

Local soccer team takes the “Rushmore Cup”

Local soccer team takes the “Rushmore Cup”

The Club United Black soccer team from Thompson Soccer Association finished their season by winning the Rushmore Cup. The under 15-years of age team has players from Berthoud, Loveland, Windsor and Fort Collins, The team finished the Spring 2010 Season with a record of 5-3-1 earning fourth place in a field of 10 teams in its Colorado division. The boys traveled to Rapid City, South Dakota in late June to compete in the Rushmore Tournament where they took the top spot. The ... Full Story

Habitat “ReStore” getting close

Habitat “ReStore” getting close

The Habitat crew had hoped to have the ReStore open by May but July is looking more realistic. This corner will look much better when the store and the roundabout are finished. both seem to be near completion. One of the signs that the store is nearing is grand opening is the installation of the sign over the door. The sign, printed by Hardy's Photo, www.hardysphoto.com,  was delivered and installed last week. Photos by Tim ... Full Story

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