News & Updates

What's New

Featured Posts

#cobiz #coleg #copolitics #coriver #cowater #cowaterplan #craftbeer #x 2014 Coverage from December water plan proposal 2014 Coverage Highlights 2015 2015 Coverage Highlights 2015 coverage of the Final Colorado Water Plan Release 2016 Coverage Highlights 2017 Coverage Highlights 2018 Coverage Highlights 2019 Coverage Highlights 2020 Coverage Highlights 62 83 84 9news agriculture american rivers American Whitewater Arizona audubon audubon rockies books business bws colorado Colorado River colorado river basin report colorado water colorado water board colorado water plan colorado's water plan comment comments community conservation conservation board conservation colorado conserveration convervation crested butte CWCB cwp Dam Nation Data demand denver draft drought Drought Contingency Plan durango Eckland economy Educational Resources eklund environment Erik Kuhn Events farm Film fishing flows for colorado forest health Gila River Indian Community gov. hickenlooper Governor green bay healthy rivers Heather Hansman hickenlooper history hunting interactive James Eklund John Fleck leadership management map moving forward municipal & industrial outdoor Outdoor Learning Packers peyton manning plan poll public public lands Rafting recreation recycling reservoir retail river River Day Rivers rockies san juan citizens alliance slope sportsman State Water Plan Stay-at-Home Take Action timeline transmountain diversions trout unlimited Udall USBR use Videos and Graphics water Water and Agriculture water board water conservation water conservation board Water Diversions water for colorado Water News water plan water plan colorado water plan update water poll Water Recreation Water Resources water reuse water rights watershed health WaterSMART webinar west western western resource advocates western slope Yampa River

Impacts of Climate Change on Our Water and Energy Systems: It’s Complicated

Jan 11, 2021 -
A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and UC Santa Barbara propose a framework for evaluating climate change adaptations, provide a case study of California

Can Wall Street profit off the Colorado River?

Jan 11, 2021 -
Water speculation is not a new concept in the West.

Colorado’s statewide drought “pretty dire.” It’ll take more than a season’s snowfall to get out of it.

Jan 08, 2021 -
Rehydrating would require at least 10 to 20 inches of good precipitation in the next 6 months, but this season's...

Climate change is hitting the Colorado River ‘incredibly fast and incredibly hard’

Jan 08, 2021 -
The warming climate is intensifying drought, contributing to fires and drying out the river's headwaters, sending consequences cascading downstream.

The Venturing Angler Podcast: Water and River Issues in the Colorado River Basin

Jan 07, 2021 -
Water and river issues in the Colorado River Basin threaten fish, fishing, animals, and people in Colorado and the West. Matt Rice of American Rivers breaks down some of...

Boiling Point: Climate change spells trouble for the Colorado River. But there’s still hope

Dec 31, 2020 -
One of the best road trips I’ve ever taken was a sightseeing tour of the Colorado River, where it straddles the California-Arizona state line.

Congress passes bill on Navajo Nation water rights in Utah

Dec 29, 2020 -
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Congress has passed a long-awaited bill that would address water availability issues for residents living on the Navajo Nation in Utah who lack access...

If ancient drought choked the Southwest for centuries, what does the future hold?

Dec 28, 2020 -
The ancient people of western Utah’s Danger Cave lived well. They ate freshwater fish, ducks and other small game, according to detritus they left behind. They had...

Tinkering with a pollutant, Colorado ranch seeks to improve fish habitat

Dec 27, 2020 -
Proposal on the Blue River would grow food for undernourished fish using phosphorus, which can cause toxic algae blooms

Forest Service completes initial BAER assessments

Dec 24, 2020 -
Long-term recovery planning efforts underway.

How Funders Can Support Clean, Reliable Water for All

Dec 21, 2020 -
It’s time to redesign water systems in the United States to meet the needs of all people and communities — not just the privileged. Our present water system structure...

More must be done to protect Colorado River from drought, federal report says

Dec 18, 2020 -
A set of guidelines for managing the Colorado River helped several states through a dry spell, but it’s not enough to keep key reservoirs in the American West from...

Broad coalitions bring new hope for water funding

Dec 18, 2020 -
The ongoing drought and severe wildfires are the most recent reminders of the serious water challenges facing the state of Colorado.

Is Farming with Reclaimed Water the Solution to a Drier Future?

Dec 17, 2020 -
In drought-prone California, several farms are demonstrating the benefits of growing food with relatively abundant post-treatment water supplies.

Ski areas desperately need snow as drought intensifies in Summit County

Dec 14, 2020 -
Despite some snowfall in the past week, Colorado’s drought continues to wear on.
1 3 4 5 6 7 36