Invasive Species

July 15, 2009--Treating ballast water could fight invasive species (Environmental News Network)

Ships that transport goods around the world are carrying some dangerous stowaways. Tiny organisms travel from port to port in a ship's ballast water.

June 29, 2009--Salazar assigns deputy as Calif. water czar (Denver Post)

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Sunday announced several steps he hoped would ease the toll of the state's water shortage on farmers, and said he would assign a top deputy to help find solutions.

June 26, 2009--Trillions of invasive mussels in Lake Mead (Denver Post)

University researchers estimate that Lake Mead's Boulder Basin is infested with nearly three trillion invasive mussels.

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.

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