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Colorado River

  • Fly tying

    Tie One On: Rickety Cricket

    Here’s a fly to tie before you hit the new Gold Medal stretch of the Colorado TU is helping create.  This week in Colorado, TU celebrated the groundbreaking of a project that will reconnect a section of the upper Colorado River and, in a few short years, open up a new section of Gold Medal…

  • From the field

    Groundbreaking: Rerouting the Colorado River

    A Q&A with the woman behind the long effort to reconnect the Colorado outside Rocky Mountain National Park This week, Trout Unlimited field staff joined U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and a collection of partners outside Granby, Colorado, to break ground on a $33 million river restoration project that is decades in the making. Senator…

  • Advocacy

    4 bills to keep the West wild

    With record high temperatures and historically low water levels, Congress needs to act quickly to conserve and protect some of America’s most cherished places With an estimated 47 percent of Western trout habitat at risk of being lost by 2080, Trout Unlimited is working to conserve public lands and fish habitat, and mitigate the impacts…

  • From the field

    It’s a go on the Colorado

    Federal agency green lights a $30 million Colorado River reconnection project The Windy Gap Project on the Colorado River was built to provide water to the six rapidly growing communities of Boulder, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Loveland. From the reservoir that pools behind the Windy Gap Dam, a six-mile pipeline diverts nearly…