Dolores River

March 21, 2012--Working from the ground up (Telluride Daily Planet)

Think about what you would do with 160 acres of land along the lower Dolores River in Paradox Valley. Keep in mind that approximately 60 percent of that land is inhabited by invasive plants — mostly tamarisk and knapweed.

January 27, 2012--Paradox Valley’s salty desert river (Telluride News)

Paradox Valley is an expansive and desolate swath of land on the western edge of Montrose County. Unlike most valleys, the Dolores River cuts across the redrock landscape instead of running the length of the valley.

Re-Constructing the Flume (Grand Junction, CO)

01/24/2012 7:00 pm

Re-Constructing the Flume - Tuesday, January 24th at 7pm @ KAFM's Radio Room

Colorado Canyons Association Winter Mixer (Fruita, CO)

01/26/2012 6:00 pm
01/26/2012 8:00 pm

CCA's Winter Mixer - Thursday, January 26th 6-8pm at The Hot Tomato Cafe  

December 17, 2011--MVI lets water info flow (Cortez Journal)

Financial disclosure and responsibility and system management were the major topics of discussion at a Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co.

Novembe 25, 2011--BuRec eyes salinity-control alternatives (Montrose Press)

When it comes to addressing salinity levels in the Dolores River, it may be time to “think outside the well.” The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public input on whether to continue using deep-well injection methods to reduce salinity loads where the river flows through the Paradox Valley, or to consider evaporative ponds.

November 24, 2011--Keeping the dialogue flowing (Durango Telegraph)

After what seems like years of being stuck in the same recirculating eddy, river runners are finally reporting progress on the Lower Dolores River. “Exciting things are happening after what has seemed like years of stalling,” said Jay Loschert, Dolores River Stewardship assistant for American Whitewater in a recent letter to local boaters.

November 12, 2011--Water for everyone (Cortez Journal)

An undertaking of unprecedented proportions in Montezuma County, the Dolores Project was built to capture the anemic loss of spring snow melt and store the lifeblood of most communities and farms in Montezuma and Dolores counties. Although the $500 million project is still being paid off by water users and taxpayers, it forever changed the landscape, lifestyle and economy of the area.

November 12, 2011--McPhee brought McFun to the area (Cortez Journal)

While McPhee Reservoir was designed to provide water to the arid landscape of Southwest Colorado, the completion of the project also created a large playground of recreational opportunities in Montezuma and Dolores counties.

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