Colorado River

  • Locations: News Published

    Helping out the trout at Canyon Creek

    When the culvert was built in the ‘70s, planners knew it would be a problem for fish. The box culvert is two channels, each 10 feet wide and 300 feet long. It runs beneath Interstate 70 west of Glenwood Springs, connecting the cascading Canyon Creek with its final yards before… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Drought inspires collaboration by water users

    For the third summer in a row, the Colorado Water Trust (CWT) has acquired water from Ruedi Reservoir to support endangered fish near Palisade. The unique agreement aligns environmental organizations, irrigation districts, federal agencies and philanthropists.

    The CWT led a coalition that includes Grand Valley Waterread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The Colorado River is sending us a message

    By Gary Wockner

    Writers on the Range

    It feels like an apocalypse in the Southwest – wildfires, floods, drought, heat, smoke. This was not the norm when I moved to Colorado 35 years ago. Climate scientists may have predicted the arrival of these extreme events, but many… read more →