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New Uses for Colorado Beetle Kill are Cheap and Eco-Friendly

January 5th, 2015

The Mountain Pine Beetles have been a prevalent issue for forests across North America for roughly a decade; however, new uses for the large number of trees that Beetles have killed have proven an affordable raw material for producing a variety of goods.   “Only [seven] years ago, industry believed little could be done with it apart from artistic or cosmetic uses for wood, which was being marketed as ‘denim pine.’ Traditional uses of pine, in construction and elsewhere, were considered impossible for beetle-kill wood”. – The Sustainable Lumber Company While builders... Read More

Justice Has Been Served for Boulder’s Beloved Mapleton Elk

June 3rd, 2014

On January 1st, 2013, one of Boulder’s most beloved animals was shot and killed by police officer Sam Carter. The Mapleton Elk, a common visitor of Boulder’s Mapleton Hill area, was once considered a “guardian” by some residents of the neighborhood. After a few hours of discussing the matter, the Boulder County jury came to the conclusion that Carter plotted the kill and tried to use his position as a police officer to cover up the story. Sam Carter was found guilty on nine accounts, four of which were felonies, including an account of forgery and two accounts of tampering... Read More