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 speciesBy Michael Booth Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado researchers spent decades trying to save disappearing rainbow trout. Finally, they’re making progress.By Kevin Simpson Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Two critical, big-picture questions loom: How much snow will fall in the mountains and how much water will there be for the region’s forests, farms and cities.
Researchers are scouring the landscape near Crested Butte to gather data and inform climate computer models used around the world
They finished in 37 hours, 55 minutes, missing the 34-hour, 2-minute record set by kayaker Ben Orkin in 2016.
U.S Rafting Team is back with a new raft design and veteran guides in mission to row 277 miles in less than 34 hours.
BLM, citing public ire, demands intensive review of test bores before mine above Glenwood Springs can expand
Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow a limestone quarry that many worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm its beloved hot springs
The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry
If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.
After decades of negotiations, restoration efforts on Colorado’s heavily diverted Fraser River are showing signs of success
Waterway improvements in Grand County are impressive, but with major Front Range water projects looming, environmentalists worry gains are just "a Band-Aid."