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Find Your Voice in Conservation Advocacy

Jul 20, 2021 -
This year we have all experienced a multitude of influential events in our lives that have changed how we think, ranging from the COVID19 virus, the stay...

Wildfire Season Is Here: Why it Matters for Our Rivers and Water

Jul 16, 2021 -
It’s been said we no longer have fire seasons; we have fire years. We all remember a year ago when fires ravaged our state and smoke...

Press Release: Water for Colorado Coalition Celebrates Legislature’s Allocation of $20 Million for State Water Plan Implementation

Jun 10, 2021 -
Denver, CO — The Water for Colorado Coalition today celebrated the passage of HB21-1260, which allocates $20 million to the Colorado Water...

Event Recap: Cocktails, Craft Beer, and the Colorado River

May 27, 2021 -
On May 26, Water for Colorado hosted a lively event with some of the state’s most sustainably-minded and water-conscious breweries and distilleries. The evening’s conversation focused on...

Nature Based Solutions Will Help Secure Colorado’s Water Resources

May 14, 2021 -
“As an industry, we don’t really have any infrastructure, if you will. Our corporate infrastructure is our public lands and our waters." David Dragoo,...

This Earth Day, Rising to Meet the Challenges Facing Our Rivers

Apr 21, 2021 -
Earth Day falls at a precarious time of year for Coloradans and our rivers. As spring arrives, many of us are returning to our favorite hiking trails,...

Celebrating Colorado’s Rivers on World Water Day

Mar 19, 2021 -
Nestled high in the Rocky Mountains, a trickle begins. Humble, quiet, fragile, this small trickle winds and grows — fed by snowpack — into the mighty Colorado River that...

How Colorado can make meaningful progress on water in 2021 and the years ahead

Feb 11, 2021 -
2020 was a year of water wins in Colorado including voter approved funding for our state’s water and rivers. That funding will...

Colorado Voters Choose to Protect Our Rivers

Nov 06, 2020 -
On November 3, Colorado voters passed two key ballot measures to help keep our rivers healthy and flowing. Together these measures will generate nearly $8...

Water for Colorado Votes
to Protect Our Waterways

Oct 26, 2020 -
With Election Day just one week away, it’s vital that we keep rivers in mind as we fill out our ballots. Rivers are the lifeblood of the...

Water for Colorado Votes:
Investing in Local Water Projects

Oct 20, 2020 -
This year, we’ve seen raging wildfires harm our forests and waterways, increasingly severe droughts put our farms and ranches at risk, and decreasing water supplies threaten our...

Water for Colorado Votes
For Healthy Rivers and a Secure Water Future

Oct 06, 2020 -
Colorado’s rivers are the lifeblood of the West, contributing billions of dollars to the economy each year. Without healthy rivers and a secure water supply,...

Wildfires and the Health of Our Rivers

Sep 25, 2020 -
The impacts of climate change have been overlooked for decades, but now they are impossible to ignore. As Coloradans grapple with yet another severe wildfire season, elected...

Water Wins from the 2020
Colorado Legislative Session

Jul 16, 2020 -
2020 has been a tumultuous year, and as we enter our fifth month of quarantine and social distancing, it can be encouraging to find things to celebrate....

Water Connects Us

Jun 18, 2020 -
Water for Colorado coalition partner, Audubon Rockies, recently published a blog entitled Connected by Water in which author Abby Burk reflects on the coronavirus pandemic and the vital role that healthy...
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