The North Fork Scrapbook Projects seeks to support local efforts to protect the unique qualities of the North Fork community, and its public lands, agricultural and natural resources, through sharing the stories that are lived here.

Geography of Hope: Colorado Wilderness at 50

Geography of Hope: Colorado Wilderness at 50

Colorado’s fifth largest Wilderness Area, at over 175,000 acres, the West Elk Wilderness Area sits in a somewhat forgotten corner of the Western Slope, receiving a fraction of the visitors that flock to its famous near neighbor the Maroon Bells-Snowmass […]

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The Gift Circle: A Tool for Cultivating Conscious, Resilient Communities

The Gift Circle: A Tool for Cultivating Conscious, Resilient Communities

by Chris Yates If you’ve been around the North Fork Valley at all this year, you have probably heard the phrase “gift economy” or “gift circles” more than a few times.  If you are not one of the many people […]

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Community: West Elk Mountain Rescue

Community: West Elk Mountain Rescue

Information and photos for this article provided by Cedar Keshet with West Elk Mountain Rescue. The best solution to safety […]

Oct 28, 2013     No Comments
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West Elk Mountains Erupt in “Riot of Fall Color”

West Elk Mountains Erupt in “Riot of Fall Color”

Each year as certain as the changing leaves come the ‘leaf peepers,’ the visitors that find themselves in western Colorado […]

Oct 3, 2013     1 Comment
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A View of the Valley: the North Fork Alternative Plan

A View of the Valley: the North Fork Alternative Plan

I hate to fly. It terrifies me. Always has. I haven’t been on a commercial airliner since September 8, 2001, […]

Jul 31, 2013     No Comments
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Home, Sweet Home.   The Story of the North Fork Scrapbook

Home, Sweet Home. The Story of the North Fork Scrapbook

    The North Fork Scrapbook I am a photographer. My livelihood depends upon beauty being valued, upon beauty being […]

Dec 5, 2012     1 Comment
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North Fork Economy: Diverse, Sustainable and Place-based

North Fork Economy: Diverse, Sustainable and Place-based

A diverse, sustainable economy For the past 30 years and probably forever, people have moved to this area intentionally for […]

Dec 4, 2012     No Comments
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North Fork-The Wild: Our Wild Places Have Inherent Value

North Fork-The Wild: Our Wild Places Have Inherent Value

The Wild Has Inherent Value “I used to believe that the forty percent of public lands in the West was […]

Nov 29, 2012     No Comments
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