St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and thankfully for CU students, this year it falls on a Saturday. Conor O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub is throwing down in a major way, but since you have a full day to recover, why not check out everything Boulder has to offer?
Some ideas start as small projects that never get rolling. The Beeline RTD iPhone and iPod Touch application has surpassed that stage, helping thousands of University of Colorado students and Boulder residents catch the right bus at the right time.
Many Coloradans live by the axiom “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.” But this summer was an extreme exception to the rule. A monsoon-filled May in the north and a long summer of droughts in the south greatly impacted Colorado’s environment and residents.
A large, lodge like building decorated with maps and pictures of nature sits in the foothills of north Boulder. No, it’s not some rich hippie’s home; it’s the Visitors’ Information Office of the Boulder District of the U.S. Forest Service.
Consider it the call of the wild.
Maribeth Pecotte knew as a youngster in the woods of Ohio that she wanted to work with nature. She’s been at the Boulder District of the U.S. Forest Service since 1999 and can’t imagine being anywhere else.