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Why Kristin Green Loves Colorado’s Rivers

Conservation Colorado’s Kristin Green shares her first experience with Colorado’s rivers, how that led to where she is today, and why she believes conservation should be the central focus of Colorado’s Water Plan.

Final Colorado Water Plan Highlights

The following are  highlights from the final 2015 Colorado Water Plan submitted to Gov. Hickenlooper on Nov. 19. At a Glance: Colorado’s Water Plan Supports: A productive economy that supports vibrant and sustainable cities; viable and productive agriculture; and robust skiing,...

Western Slope Lawmakers Weigh In On Colorado Water Plan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — State lawmakers representing Western Slope constituents are viewing a nearly complete Colorado water plan with a mix of hope and fear, according to the Daily Sentinel. Eight of them addressed the Colorado Basin Roundtable Monday, with their thoughts not...

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...

Colorado Water Plan: Tell Your Colorado River Story

Audubon Rockies’ Abby Burk tells her personal story of why Colorado’s rivers matter to her, and why you should comment today on Colorado’s Water Plan and let John Hickenlooper know that conservation should be the focus of our state’s first Water Plan! Tell...

10 Reasons Why We Love Colorado’s Rivers

Reason #1 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Beauty. Reason #2 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Farming. Reason #3 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Wildlife. Reason #4 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers — #Kayaking. Reason #5 to Protect Colorado’s Rivers —...

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...
Kids Helping Restore and Protect Colorado's Rivers

Community Meetings on Colorado Water Plan This Week

Citizens around Colorado will get a chance to hear about and comment on the state’s first-ever water plan at upcoming free, and open-to-the-public community meetings around the state. Three meetings are planned for this week in Alamosa, Salida and Granby. Even if you cannot make...
Colorado Water Plan Second Draft

Video: Policy Expert On Colorado Water Plan

The latest draft of the Colorado Water Plan is headed in the right direction, but the final draft still needs some actionable and specific steps. Drew Beckwith, Water Policy Manager for Western Resource Advocates, says the plan needs these actionable steps to ensure future...