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Profile: Emily Roley is the acorn that grew into a forest

Emily Roley chucked it all, left a career that paid all the bills with enough left over to buy and collect "stuff." She took another path after 15 big city years [...]

February 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Unplugging the Colorado River

Glen Canyon Dam could offer a solution hard to ignore, an immediate and significant new source of water where it is most desperately needed. [...]

June 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Out west, use it or lose it laws incentivize wasting water

Colorado’s new law breaks important new ground. It may just inspire other western states to add flexibility to their systems of water rights so more rivers keep flowing [...]

October 5, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The Colorado River and America’s water crisis

The Colorado River is nearly a thousand miles shorter than the Mississippi and only a fraction as wide, but it’s a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States [...]

May 20, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

News: TU calls on COE to include protections for Fraser River

In March, TU, Denver Water and Grand County announced agreement on the Mitigation and Enhancement Coordination Plan (MECP) for Moffat. [...]

June 19, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Two million acres of wetlands and riverside forests reborn

Bringing back two million acres of wetlands and riverside forests that had disappeared for a century [...]

June 3, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: The 10 most “at risk” rivers in the U.S.

The conservation group, American Rivers, has updated its yearly listing of the country's top 10 at-risk rivers. See what made the list. [...]

January 31, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Drought on Colorado River causing major problems

Reservoirs have shrunk to less than half their capacities, the canyon walls around them ringed with white mineral deposits where water once lapped. [...]

January 21, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Could fracking ruin your favorite trout stream/sex drive?

"We found more endocrine-disrupting activity in the water close to drilling locations that had experienced spills than at control sites." [...]

January 14, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Water conservation could benefit businesses

Protect the Flows, a group that urges conservation of the Colorado River, is working with politicians to develop a plan... [...]

October 22, 2013 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide