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Colorado Water Plan: 30,000 Of You Expect Conservation

For more than two years, there have been meetings, hearings, conferences, events and news announcements about Colorado’s first-ever state water plan. The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), which is responsible for developing the plan under Governor Hickenlooper’s...

Roundtable Discussion On Colorado’s Water Plan

This week’s Balance of Power: Colorado’s plan for water on 9News takes a look at Colorado’s Water Plan. With population expected to double by mid-century, will the state have enough water to sustain it? Guests include: James Eklund, director of the Colorado...

Denver Businesses Unite On Water Conservation Issues

Denver businesses are doing their part to promote water conservation and river protection as part of Colorado’s Water Plan. “My fellow CEOs and I wanted to learn but we also had a message to send,” said Dave Bacon, founder/CEO of BWBacon. “In planning Colorado’s water...

Conservation Groups Call Second Draft of Colorado Water Plan An Improvement

DENVER, July 13, 2015 – Colorado’s leading conservation and recreation organizations, including American Rivers, American Whitewater, Audubon Rockies, Conservation Colorado and Western Resource Advocates pointed to how the second draft of the Colorado Water Plan was improved by...

We’re In This Together – Save The Colorado River

We’re at a critical moment in history. “We’re going to have to work collaboratively with each other. This is not just a state problem. This is a problem affecting all of the basin residents,” said Joe Salazar, Colorado State House of Representatives....

Colorado Fishing – Free This Weekend: Keep Our Rivers Healthy

Colorado fishing just got even better! Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds the public that Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7, 2015. Anglers of all ages can fish in our rivers without a license anywhere in the state this...

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.

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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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...

Today is Earth Day: Take Action on Colorado’s Water Plan

From our state’s iconic elk to the tiny high-pitched pikas that dot alpine hiking trails, Colorado’s wildlife depends on clean and ample water to survive in our fickle weather. But between record-breaking droughts and over use of our water resources, Colorado’s wildlife is...