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    CB Conservation Corps Making Impact In Backcountry

    July 12, 2017

    The Crested Butte Conservation Corps was founded by the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association this past spring to help deal with resource damage, trail repair, etiquette, education, and other backcountry issues that may arise. KBUT spoke with CBMBA director Dave Ochs to learn about what impact the CB Conservation Corps is having in the backcountry and about what they've been doing to improve ... more

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    CB Town Council Talks Speeding, Parking, and Transportation

    July 12, 2017

    The Crested Butte Town Council and Marshals Department held a work session on Monday, July 10th, to discuss increasing traffic in the town. As town gets busier and busier, something will need to be done to deal with the overabundance of vehicles and the shortage of parking available during the busy months. Speeding, blowing stop signs, and claiming public property for private parking were all ... more

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    Gunsight Milling Site Reclamation Coming Later This Summer

    July 11, 2017

    The Gunsight Milling Area, off of the GB Loop (an extension of the Lower Loop) is set for reclamation later this year to clean up the area and dispose of heavy metals that are leeching into the groundwater near the site. KBUT's Chad Reich talks with Tara Tafi of the Colorado Division of Mining, Reclamation, and Safety about the project. ... more

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    Draft Plan For Limiting Overnight Use, Other Management Tools @ Conundrum, 4-Pass Loop

    July 11, 2017

    Adaptive management gives the Forest Service tools to use to protect natural resources when certain population thresholds are met in specific backcountry zones. The Conundrum Hot Springs area and the 4-Pass Loop will all see limited overnight use as well as other tools (such as the use of 'wag bags' to carry out human waste) as part of the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District's plan to keep the high co ... more

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    Town of CB Asks For Water Conservation Measures From Citizens

    July 11, 2017

    The town's water plant is operating at capacity, and public works is asking residents and visitors to help make enough drinking water available to everyone. Public Works Director Rodney Due says residents should follow watering regulations (5-10 AM and 5-10 PM - odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days, and vice versa) and consider their usage. ... more

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