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Webinar: History of the Colorado Water Plan

Dec 11, 2019 -
This helpful webinar dives into the history and implementation of the Colorado Water Plan. It covers the importance of water management and how state officials and experts...

Durango Herald New way to monitor snowpack could be critical in the arid West

Dec 05, 2019 -
At a time when monitoring mountain snowpack is crucial for communities throughout the American West, has the next generation of measuring snow depth arrived? Some top researchers seem to think...

Grist Politicians knew the inconvenient truth about the Colorado River 100 years ago – and ignored it

Dec 03, 2019 -
Earlier this year, the seven states that depend on the Colorado River made history. For the first time, Arizona, California, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico agreed to...

KUNC Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

Nov 12, 2019 -
Earlier this year, Arizona -- one of seven southwestern states that rely on the Colorado River -- was in the midst of a heated discussion about water. “It’s time to...

Back to School Reading List

Oct 09, 2019 -
With the new school year now in full swing, there’s a great opportunity to expand our knowledge of current events and the environment around us—and therefore, the...

Colorado Politics Most of Colorado begins new water year in low-level drought

Oct 03, 2019 -
Oct. 1 marks the beginning of the 2019-20 water year, and that means looking forward to the next season's snowpack and what lies ahead around demand management and guidelines...

Reflections on Colorado River Day 2019

Sep 05, 2019 -
Ninety-eight years ago, Congressman Edward Taylor’s deep sense of pride for his home state of Colorado inspired him to campaign for the renaming of his state’s mighty...

Renewing Commitment to the Colorado River at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Jun 19, 2019 -
Outdoor Retailer hosts its annual Summer Market in Denver. In addition to the important water supply for agricultural, municipal...

Our Favorite Summertime Activities

May 24, 2019 -
Enjoying nature and spending time outdoors is a favorite year-round pastime in Colorado and an important driver of our economy. Colorado's outdoor recreation industry generates $28...

This year’s runoff reports are promising, but drought is a long-term challenge in the West

Apr 30, 2019 -
After nearly two decades of drought in the American West, last winter's heavy snowfall was a welcome...

Western Attitudes on Conservation Are Driving Action from Public Officials

Feb 14, 2019 -
2019 is already proving to be an exciting and inspiring year for those who...

2018 Coverage Highlights

Jan 02, 2019 -
Here is a roundup of notable 2018 coverage of the Colorado River. North Forty...

AZ Central Gov. Doug Ducey: Why I put $30 million toward Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan

Dec 01, 2018 -
After a great deal of hard work in recent weeks, water leaders from across Arizona have made significant progress in the effort to protect Arizona’s Colorado River water supplies. This...
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