Items by Marcia Darnell

Bovine weedeaters
Natural resources professor Leigh Frederickson is working with ranchers to test whether carefully managed grazing can help control the spread of noxious weeds, particularly whitetop, on the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado.
'Weed'
"Weed," a play by Michi Panttaja, takes an entertaining look at what happens when a farmer finds an endangered plant on his land.
Climbing is the easy part
Climbers who wish to scale Colorado's Culebra Peak must now request permission from the new owner of the controversial Taylor Ranch, which includes the mountain.