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Sustainability awards honor volunteers who elevate Yampa Valley community

Article adapted from Steamboat Today, written by Tom Ross Steamboat Springs — The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council reserves its first monthly meeting of the New Year for the purpose of recognizing community partners who have given of themselves to help the residents of the region to enjoy a more energy-efficient, less-wasteful lifestyle. On Wednesday, YVSC […]

The Trees are Thriving

  Steamboat Springs — If I had to guess how many thousands of buckets of water the Service Learning Corps and Community Youth Corps students carried this summer to water the seedlings planted as part of ReTree Steamboat, I would say at least 5,000. And because of all those buckets, I can report the trees are […]

The Big Picture

Sarah’s Letter to the Editor makes today’s news: Last week, the Steamboat Today’s editorial board, in response to a poor environmental rating Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. received from the Ski Area Citizens’ Coalition, cited a Yampa Valley Sustainability Council blog post. Our intention in that blog was to highlight the hard work of select […]

Who is Ozzie Zehner?

By Suzie Romig for YVSC What’s better for the environment, everyone in Steamboat Springs who can afford one buying an electric car or more people in town taking advantage of the bike path? Or, is it all of the above? Author and university visiting scholar Ozzie Zehner, whose parents and brother live in Steamboat, will […]

Growthbusters – a great turnout!

We had over 60 attendees to our Growthbusters film this past Tuesday to break bread with YVSC and listen to the inspiration of filmmaker and Colorado native Dave Gardner. If you missed the film – truly a great story and food for thought! – you can check it out through Bud Werner Library’s network or […]

Tonight! Potluck, a Movie, and a special guest!

Join YVSC’s Talking Green team and Transition Steamboat for our annual potluck smorgasbord accompanied by Growthbusters documentary and special guest, director Dave Gardner. This event has had a huge turnout in the past – locals bring dishes of all kinds filled with local produce and meats, appetizers, mains, salads, soups, drinks, and desserts – bring […]