Invasive Species

May 26, 2009--Ark Valley water studies undergo review (Pueblo Chieftain)

There is no shortage of ongoing studies looking at water issues in the Arkansas Valley, and they are the focus of the May/June issue of Colorado Water, a publication by the Water Center at Colorado State University-Fort Collins.

May 20,2009--State water board names new chairman (Pueblo Chieftain)

A new chairman and a new board member were welcomed Tuesday by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, meeting at the Pueblo Convention Center. Geoff Blakeslee, a Steamboat Springs ranch operator, was elected chairman, and Eric Wilkinson, executive director of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District was elected vice-chairman.

Public Information Session: Invasives in Your Water and What You Can Do About It (Durango, CO)

05/08/2009 6:00 pm
From 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm--free at the Durango Public Library

March 14, 2009--Boulder Reservoir starts mussel fight, temporarily closes to boats (Boulder Daily Camera)

For the next few weeks, the Boulder Reservoir will be off-limits to large boats in an effort to keep the lake safe from zebra mussels, an invasive species.

March 10, 2009--Colorado crafts plan to fight off invading mussels (Greeley Tribune)

Zebra and Quagga mussels have been discovered in Colorado lakes and reservoirs, brought in by recreational vehicles. Because of their propensity to reproduce rapidly, they could soon present a problem for irrigation and reservoir companies, communities and industry.

March 10, 2009--State Engineer: Water needs will only rise (Greeley Tribune)

Unless new water supplies are found to serve a growing population along the South Platte River, pressure will continue to be put on agriculture to provide water for new residents, a state water official said Monday.

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