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Applications being accepted for Colorado Beekeeping Mentorship Program

A comprehensive beekeeping course is being offered at through the Colorado State University (CSU) Extension office starting in January. Colorado Beekeeper Mentorship Program (CBMP) participants can choose either the volunteer…

Half of Coloradans now live in areas at risk to wildfires

The number of people living in areas at risk to the effects of wildland fire increased by nearly 50 percent from 2012 to 2017, based on new Colorado Wildfire Risk…

Avoid leafy office follies

Spending long days in offices can make the hardiest gardener pine for leafy companions. But not all offices are ready for green thumbs; I’ve heard tales of well-meaning employees locked…

Tips for handling holiday stress

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s that time of year when we can put the stresses of work and day-to-day life away and focus on a nice, long, relaxing weekend with family and…

LED holiday lights can save money, reduce fire risk

As we round the corner coming into Thanksgiving, we already see the holiday decorations donning the isles of many stores, we hear the Christmas carols playing on the radio and…

Countdown to Thanksgiving: thawing and cooking turkey

The holidays are coming, and nothing beats the tantalizing aroma and luscious taste of homemade cooking. As Thanksgiving approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner gives rise to anxieties and questions.…

Cabbage: An exceptionally healthy food

Cabbage is an exceptionally healthy food, but sometimes overlooked when making good choices to our diet. It has an outstanding nutrient profile, is low in sodium and is especially high…

Learn about saving seeds tonight

The falling colorful leaves, the fresh snow on the mountains and the crisp morning air are telling signs of the changing season. It’s hunting season, but it’s also the gathering…

Watering vegetation during dry fall and winter conditions

Dry air, low precipitation, little soil moisture and fluctuating temperatures are becoming more common characteristics of fall and winter. In recent times, there is little or no snow cover to…

4-H seeking positive, caring adult volunteers

By Becky Jacobson PREVIEW Columnist Since its humble beginnings more than 100 years ago, 4-H has grown to become the nation’s largest youth development organization. The concept of 4-H is…

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