Volunteers hope planting tiny fish in a 40-mile stretch of the river fouled by fire and mud will restore the Poudre River’s status as one of the best fisheries in Colorado
A complex state effort announces first success restoring the breeding population of greenback cutthroat trout in a historic spot.
Environmental advocates cheer overturn of controversial 2020 decision that wrote off the urban waters as too polluted for saving
It was a predictably goofy photo op last week amid the heavy machinery poised to rip into the area around the Windy Gap reservoir in Grand County to save a stretch of moribund Colorado River. Sen. Michael Bennet was there along with his Republican challenger, Joe O’Dea, and dozens of smiling county commissioners, Trout Unlimited […]
GRANBY — Old-timers around here talk about how they used to need to stop after a springtime drive through Byers Canyon to clean all the bugs out of their radiators. So when longtime angler Bud Isaacs noticed the absence of a stonefly hatch on his favorite stretch of the Colorado River below the 445-acre Windy […]
Water Horse Resources CEO Aaron Million is still eyeing a Green River pipeline, which critics dismiss as a “silly idea”
But an innovative solution is helping Trout in the Classroom cut down the number of fish involved in the fatal testing process.
A brand new stretch of the Colorado River is closer to reality in Grand County. A $2 million donation by PepsiCo has pushed a consortium led by Trout Unlimited closer to its $27.1 million plan to build a 1-mile channel around the Windy Gap Reservoir, which has blocked fish passage and separated the river since […]
The state Water Quality Control Commission reversed itself this week and agreed to consider tougher protections for urban streams, another sign of activists deploying recent environmental justice laws in safeguarding local water, land and air. The commission Monday unanimously accepted demands in a petition from a coalition of conservation and advocacy groups that they revisit […]
Colorado will benefit from billions of dollars in climate change and water projects in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure investment bill passed by the U.S. House late Friday, conservation groups said over the weekend, with some of the money shoring up drought-stretched obligations to the Colorado River Compact. More than $8.3 billion in water projects alone […]