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Colorado Water Plan Timeline: Next Up? Second Draft of the Plan

What’s up next for the Colorado Water Plan? The second draft, which is due to be released on July 15, 2015.

Colorado’s Water Plan: Get On Board!

Modernize Agriculture. Avoid Trans-Mountain River Water Diversions. Champion Healthy Rivers. Increase Water Conservation. Four points we can ALL get on board with for Colorado’s Water Plan. Take action to let Gov. John Hickenlooper know these conservation essentials must be...

River Groups Applaud Benefits of New Colorado River Basin Report

This week, American Rivers and American Whitewater applauded the Bureau of Reclamation’s new report, “Moving Forward.” The report outlines achievable, common sense solutions that will help protect the 1,450-mile Colorado River for outdoor recreation, wildlife, and...

Sportsmen: Colorado Water Plan Must Protect Hunting, Fishing, Wildlife

(Editor’s note: An OpEd by Nick Payne, Colorado Field Representative for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, appeared recently in the Fort Collins Coloradoan)   The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership joined with the Bull Moose Sportsmen’s...
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Updated: Colorado Water Plan Timeline

The latest comment period for the Colorado Water Plan is over, but there are several more chances to have your voice heard as Gov. Hickenlooper and the Colorado Water Conservation Board finalize the plan.
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Whiskey Is For Drinking, Water Is For Fighting

Gov. John Hickenlooper is fond of saying that in Colorado, whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. The governor is trying to change that context in the state’s first ever Colorado water plan, which is being featured in a series of in-depth articles by reporter Bob...