Education

The Importance of Wildfire Mitigation
Jun14

The Importance of Wildfire Mitigation

Durango has made national headlines this week as the 416 Fire has erupted just north of town. This fire is the stark reminder that it’s crucial to employ fire mitigation strategies, especially if you live in an area that is surrounded by forest. Many local properties border undeveloped land, or contain high levels of trees and brush, thus creating flammable environments. What is wildfire mitigation? This is the idea that the...

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Bridging the Divide: Growing from the Ashes
Jun14

Bridging the Divide: Growing from the Ashes

Wolf Creek Ski Area & South Fork Visitor Center | 5:00pm – 8:00pm Join local forest and fire experts to learn about wildland fire management, explore the impacts and recovery from the West Fork and Million fires, and understand how to protect your home from future fires. On June 22 from 5:00-8:00pm, evening fire discussions at the Wolf Creek Ski Area will be followed by a FREE BBQ and local beer from both sides of the...

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You Are Ordered to Evacuate
Jun01

You Are Ordered to Evacuate

What would you grab first? Your photo album? Your jewelry? Your pets? WRONG!

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Story Hour at James Ranch
Jun01

Story Hour at James Ranch

Young children and their families will learn about ranch and animal safety, watch milking, and hear darling stories about farms and ranches read by an experienced and loving mother. James Ranch | 10:00am – 11:00am Address: 33846 US-550, Durango, CO 81301 Each Wednesday starting June 6, 2018 thru Wednesday August 22, 2018 Original post courtesy of...

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Sunscreen: Six ingredients to avoid this summer
May26

Sunscreen: Six ingredients to avoid this summer

What’s in Your Sunscreen: Six Ingredients to Avoid This Summer Article courtesy of Dr. Amy Myer’s MD As we head into a holiday weekend and the peak of summer, you’re bound to be stocking up on sunscreen to protect your family during long days at the lake or by the pool. However, the sunscreen that you’re about to buy and slather on yourself and your children likely contains harmful and toxic chemicals that might actually cause...

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It’s Your Money: Overcoming Financial Fears
May18

It’s Your Money: Overcoming Financial Fears

Durango Financial Advisor Brad Tafoya talks about overcoming preconceived notions about money that may be hold you back.

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Down on the Farm
May11

Down on the Farm

The Old Fort Farm hosted its first-ever Farm Field Day, and a small but attentive audience saw how hand-held, horse-drawn and tractor-drawn plows work.

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Oil Portrait Painting Workshop
May11

Oil Portrait Painting Workshop

Learn a Practical Approach to a Realistic Portrait $125 This class will focus on the grisaille method of oil painting. In the class we will cover: * what a grissaille is * variations like the brunaille and the verdaille methods, and each application * variations on washes, glazes, and veilings. * finish a grissaille painting and begin color layering Learn to paint from photos as if they were live models. The focus in this class will...

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May – Stroke Awareness Month
May01

May – Stroke Awareness Month

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke is the first step to ensuring medical help is received immediately. For each minute a stroke goes untreated and blood flow to the brain continues to be blocked, a person loses about 1.9 million neurons. This could mean that a person’s speech, movement, memory, and so much more can be affected. FAST is an easy way to remember and identify the most common symptoms...

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Mesa Verde Tour Tickets Now Available in Durango
Apr27

Mesa Verde Tour Tickets Now Available in Durango

No more long, frustrating waits for ranger-led tour tickets at Mesa Verde National Park. The museum association has opened a kiosk

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Anasazi Heritage Center Gets New Name
Apr27

Anasazi Heritage Center Gets New Name

The Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores now will be called the Canyons of the Ancients Visitors Center and Museum.

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Animas High Rocketry Team Selected for National Competition
Apr20

Animas High Rocketry Team Selected for National Competition

A team of Animas High School rocketry students has been selected as one of 101 teams nationwide to compete in the national rocketry competition in Washington, D.C., next month. See how you can help them get there.

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Full Moon Hike with Durango Nature Studies
Apr20

Full Moon Hike with Durango Nature Studies

Enjoy April’s Full Moon with Durango Nature Studies and learn about the amazingly intelligent and adaptive coyote. We will discuss how coyotes have managed to survive and thrive in various environments. We will even step into the paws of a coyote and howl at the full moon. To register, contact Grace Gordon at (740) 504-3398 or grace@durangonaturestudies.org Cost: Free for members and kids under 12, $10 for non-members Falls Creek...

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Garden Club Meeting
Apr20

Garden Club Meeting

Pine River Garden Club Meeting. Join us the fourth Thursday of every month (except Novemeber and December) from 6-8 pm. If you would like to become a member of the Garden Club, the membership fee is $10. As a member you get cheaper prices on other items we sell throughout the year. Pine River Public Library 395 Bayfield Center Dr. Bayfield, CO 81122 Thursday Apr 26, 2018 6:00...

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HEALTHY LIVING: A Better Breakfast
Apr12

HEALTHY LIVING: A Better Breakfast

In her next two Healthy Living segments, Ashley Lucas puts smarter eating principles into action with simple ideas for meals and snacks. In this installment, learn what kind of breakfast will give you early-morning energy without a sugar crash later in the day.

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“Mixtress” with Dawn Glanc
Apr09

“Mixtress” with Dawn Glanc

Dawn Glanc is coming to Durango to screen her new film “Mixtress.” Mixed climbing, especially sport mixed climbing, has been rapidly changing. Over the past 20 years, a few women in North America have put their mark on mixed climbing history. This is a movie about each one of these modern pioneers. The women in this film have raised the bar in mixed climbing and have helped shape the genre into what it is today. Featuring...

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Fees To Be Aware Of When Buying A Home
Apr06

Fees To Be Aware Of When Buying A Home

The thought of owning a home can make you so excited to the extent of you making the wrong decisions. While it is everybody’s dream to own a home someday, the majority of people do not know what it takes to buy a home. Usually, a large number of new homebuyers only look at the listed price and the interest rate that their loan providers will charge them. In spite of all these being important, there are other fees that home buyers tend...

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Fitness Camp Exposes Kids to College Athletics
Apr06

Fitness Camp Exposes Kids to College Athletics

Fort Lewis College student athletes joined staff at the Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County to show kids how fitness and a healthy lifestyle could lead to a career as a college athlete . . . and a way to pay for their educations.

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Jurassic Beasts Come to Farmington
Mar16

Jurassic Beasts Come to Farmington

Dinosaurs roamed the pavilions at McGee Park in the largest animatronic exhibit in the nation.

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Ahoy, Matey!  Farmington Pirate Exhibit
Oct13

Ahoy, Matey! Farmington Pirate Exhibit

Pirates and treasures from the deep are on display at the Farmington Museum. Find out why curators chose this particular exhibit.

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