Recent studies show that current agricultural methods are fanning the flames of climate change, but Colorado’s next generation of farmers are thinking—and planning—outside the box with techniques like permaculture.
America’s farmers are aging, and Colorado isn’t immune from the trend. But the state’s next generation of agricultural producers—who are educated, well-intentioned, and focused on sustainability—offers a glimmer of hope for the future.
Colorado is in the midst of a trail-building bonanza. But research has revealed an inconvenient truth: The humans recreating on these trails are negatively impacting wildlife populations throughout the state. Is there a way to spend time in the backcountry responsibly without endangering the state’s fauna?