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Moxie is Visit Durango's famous Barketing Director. When she's not chewing on printer paper or zooming around the office, you can find her contemplating David Hume's bundle theory while trying to figure out why the neighbor's cat uses a litter box instead of a tree.

10 Things to Know About Avalanches Around Durango

As the snow begins to fall in Durango, winter excitement starts to fill the air! Dreams of shredding fresh powder on skis, stomping through forests on snowshoes, and sledding downhill begin. But lurking in the shadows like a monster in a horror movie is everyone's nightmare: the avalanche…

10 Outdoor Winter Activities to Try in Durango

Winter in Colorado is here, and what better way to spend it than trying something new! It’s no secret that Durango is a winter wonderland. With three ski resorts and hills surrounded by miles and miles of backcountry and snow-capped mountains, Durango is the perfect place to explore the snow and…

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Light Pollution

People who visit Durango on a regular basis or are long-time locals absolutely love Durango's night sky. On most clear nights, we are blessed with the incredible twinkling celestial bodies and the ever-reaching arm of the Milky Way above. As the Durango cityscape builds up around and more visitors…

10 Ways to Be an Advocate for Change

In today's digital age, it's easy to be a keyboard warrior. While there is a time and place to speak out against injustices online, a lot of those conversations fall on deaf ears. This month, we challenge everyone to take the next step and learn to be an advocate for whatever is of interest to you…

A Guide to Vallecito Reservoir

Durango, Colorado, is home to incredible places to play in the water. There's no shortage of reservoirs, rivers, streams, and alpine lakes to explore. One area that stands out is the town of Vallecito, located east of Durango. It is just a short drive from downtown Durango to the water's edge of…

10 Simple Ways to Keep Durango Clean

Every year in September, the nation unites on National Clean-Up Day. This year's clean-up day is scheduled for September 17. While we admire the idea of uniting on a single day to clean our local Durango grounds, we don't need to celebrate and clean just one day a year! In honor of National…

10 Simple Tips for Wild Mushroom Foraging

Did you know that Colorado is one of the most diverse wild mushroom ecosystems in the whole world? It's crazy to think that there are between 2,000-3,000 species of mushrooms in our state alone. It's no surprise that wild mushroom foraging and hunting have exploded over the years. Locally in…

Buying Carbon Offset Credits: Common FAQs

Carbon offset credits are a popular way to offset your carbon footprint and help reduce travel's environmental impact. While not a relevantly new concept, carbon offset credits have come into the mainstream conversation as efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change while traveling take a more…

10 Simple Ways to Protect Durango's Waters

Durango is home to some of the most beautiful rivers in Colorado. With the mighty Animas River flowing right through town- it's hard not to recognize the importance of Durango's water supply. Besides the Animas River, Durango has several lakes and reservoirs that all feed into the local watershed…

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Many Durango residents are joining millions of people around the world by taking steps to live a plastic-free life. While this can be a daunting task to completely remove plastic from your life, there are some simple, actionable steps you can take right now to lower your plastic consumption. Every…