Rockies River News

News and opportunities affecting Colorado's rivers

Cliff Swallows & the Upper Colorado River. Photo: Abby Burk/Audubon

Connected by Water
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Connected by Water

Healthy rivers are key to our physical, emotional, and economic recovery.

Grand Valley Audubon's Wetlands Restoration Project Is Underway
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Grand Valley Audubon's Wetlands Restoration Project Is Underway

How an Audubon chapter is restoring habitat along the Colorado River.

Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers
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Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers

A water Colorado Legislature update amid COVID-19.

Colorado Thrives When Our Rivers Do
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Colorado Thrives When Our Rivers Do

Plus, an invitation to join our webinar on healthy rivers.

Legislative Water Priorities in 2020 for Colorado’s Rivers, Birds, and People
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Legislative Water Priorities in 2020 for Colorado’s Rivers, Birds, and People

Policy priorities for the 2020 Colorado legislative session.

Proposed Bear River Development Would Be Detrimental to People and Birds
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Proposed Bear River Development Would Be Detrimental to People and Birds

The future of Great Salt Lake and Bear River Bay depend on adequate long-term flows from Bear River, the largest single source of flows to the lake.

Colorado Bets on New Funding for Water Plan
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Colorado Bets on New Funding for Water Plan

This new funding represents a down payment on the needed $100 million annual investment.

Colorado’s Water Leader on the New Water Year
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Colorado’s Water Leader on the New Water Year

Interview with Becky Mitchell, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board and Colorado commissioner on the Upper Colorado River Commission.

How a Small Chapter is Making a Big Difference
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How a Small Chapter is Making a Big Difference

Grand Valley Audubon Society is restoring bird habitat along the Colorado River through partnerships.

“Rocket Science” to Sustain the Upper Colorado River?
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“Rocket Science” to Sustain the Upper Colorado River?

Exploring proactive steps for Colorado and the Upper Basin under the Drought Contingency Plan.

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