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Kate Siber

Articles By Kate Siber

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The Problem, Practicality, and Power of Land Acknowledgments

These formal statements that attempt to recognize and respect Indigenous peoples as traditional stewards of certain lands have become de rigueur. But do they work?

Are Growth and Development Threatening Our Last Quiet Places?

Colorado has some of the quietest landscapes in the country. Will we be able to keep them that way?

How to Be a True Anti-Racist

University of Colorado Denver education professor Cheryl Matias built her career helping prospective urban teachers fight racism. Now she wants to bring her ideas to the mainstream.

Backcountry Boating

Inside the niche sport of packrafting.

Whiting Farms

The Feather Baron

Thomas Whiting breeds birds not for their meat, but for their feathers, in a quest to satisfy a clientele of fly-fishers—and his own obsession with perfect plumage.

Can A Denver Company Get Its Electric Plane Off The Ground?

A Denver company is developing what could be the nation’s first FAA-approved electric airplane for general aviation. Could this be the start of a new era in flight? 

Can a Water Plan Actually Work?

As director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, James Eklund had the unenviable task of overseeing the first comprehensive water plan in the state’s history. But in a place where water is scarce—and is a private property right that sometimes goes back generations—can a blueprint for how to use our most valuable resource actually work?

The Mushroom Whisperers

Meet Graham Steinruck and Nick Martinez—two men on a mission to bring the wild foods of the Front Range to Denver kitchens.

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