After lawsuit from Colorado and other states, Utah asks Trump administration to delay decision on tapping Lake Powell
Utah cited the need to consider roughly 14,000 public comments on a draft environmental impact statement, released in June by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, for the Lake Powell pipeline project
Colorado, five other states promise lawsuits if feds fast-track approval of Utah’s Lake Powell Pipeline projectBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Glenwood Springs needs $10.5 million — right now — to prepare for watershed impacts of Grizzly Creek FireBy Jason Blevins Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published
In a short story from her debut collection, author Emily Wortman-Wunder melds her love of wildlife and short fiction into a heart-wrenching meditation
Talks to revise water-use agreements are set to begin later this year as Colorado River flows shrink. The fate of the humpback chub helps explain the challenge.
Why planting tenacious tamarisk seemed like a good idea until it wasn’t, and other harrowing tales of Colorado’s invasive species
For scientists, preserving nature’s balance can mean love-hate-love relationships with everything from Dalmatian toadflax to horny beetles and jumping carp.
Teams searching the Colorado and Eagle rivers are fighting fast flows and low visibility as snowmelt kicks off a busy, dangerous season.
Colorado researchers spent decades trying to save disappearing rainbow trout. Finally, they’re making progress.
Genetics from Germany and a hardy cross with Gunnison River trout seem to be overcoming a nightmarish parasite that causes deadly whirling disease
Rafters are betting Colorado’s “safer-at-home” rules will ease as people flood outfitters with reservation requests. But will the water last?
Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.
To bridge the cultures of Mexico’s border region and a neglected Colorado neighborhood, just add water
Denver and its Mexican sister city hope to revitalize the Sun Valley neighborhood and Colorado River Delta with eco-parks despite water scarcity
Determining how much water Colorado’s snowpack will yield is an inexact science, but researchers persist
The specter of climate change underscores the importance of gauging how well Colorado’s mountains can wring moisture from those enigmatic flakes