In 2013 Colorado suffered some of the most devastating flooding in recent memory. The financial damages coming in at an estimated $2 billion are astounding. But the damages don’t just stop at the financial level either. Lives and livelihoods were lost because of the extremely high waters that... [ READ MORE... ]
Denver Water is taking more than 60 percent of the annual flows of the Fraser River--and the low flows are threatening prized fish and wildlife habitat on this tributary of the Upper Colorado. Our Homeless Trout is still looking for water in all the wrong places--go to www.defendthecolorado.org and... [ READ MORE... ]
A Colorado River Cutthroat Trout: restoring a native trout stronghold
By Randy Scholfield
One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen. –Aldo Leopold
You need a pretty tough hide to... [ READ MORE... ]
Environmental Apocalypse! The Failure Of Our Federal Government
Note: Normally, as the Head Blogger of TenkaraGrasshopper.com, I try and stay as apolitical as humanly possible with all my posts. But now that the asshats who are doing their best to destroy our country from the top down, have... [ READ MORE... ]
My opinion and some facts about the Environmental Apocalypse being brought about by the closure of the federal government. Probably the most political you will ever get me to be. I hope this opens everyones eyes to just a few of the laundry list of issues that have arisen in the last few days. And... [ READ MORE... ]
So much in western Colorado depends on a healthy Colorado River--agriculture, recreation, an outdoors way of life. All of that is threatened if we don't work together to take care of the river. That's the message TU is taking on the road with the new Our Colorado River initiative.
Our Colorado... [ READ MORE... ]
A typical brookie in the lower lake where we worked in Weminuche Wilderness.
By Kevin Terry
Colorado is blessed by an abundance of public land and spectacular mountain landscapes. This is the reason many of us live here to begin with. A significant part of this public playground is preserved by... [ READ MORE... ]