Photo: Canning in the clouds: High-altitude preservation
Colorado State University Extension will host a workshop titled Canning at Altitude at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. Learn about the most up-to-date recommendations for preserving fresh foods safely at high altitude, including the guidelines about the how and why for each preservation method and which method best suits your needs. The workshop focuses on canning safety and the difference between hot-water bath canning and pressure canning for beginners or those needing a refresher. The event takes place in the Gypsum Public Library Community Room, located at 47 Lundgren Blvd. in Gypsum. For more information, visit http://www.evld.org.
With the upcoming July 12 grand opening of the new Everkrisp trail from Minturn to Eagle-Vail, Whiskey Creek trail will reopen to mountain bikes.