An Evening with Senator Gary Hart (Durango, CO)

09/10/2012 5:00 pm

Join Senator Gary Hart, author of Durango, his novel exploring the Animas-LaPlata Water Project. Contact the Durango Art's Center or the Water Informaiton Program at (970) 247-1302 for more information.

August 1, 2012--Recreation projects at lake get $285K boost (Durango Herald)

Local residents eager to dive into Lake Nighthorse will be happy to learn recreation plans at the reservoir got a big boost Monday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Tuesday that the city will get $285,000 for development of recreation at the recently filled reservoir.

July 27, 2012--Water project becomes fiction (Durango Herald)

There are a lot of books out there – more than you may realize – about Durango. Much to the chagrin of many local authors, The DurangoHerald doesn’t review them all. But when a former U.S. senator whose presidential hopes were dashed in one of the most famous sex scandals of the 20th century writes one, that gets our attention.

June 9, 2012--The forest recovers (Durango Herald)

A decade after the Missionary Ridge wildfire chewed through most of 72,962 acres from Hermosa to Bayfield, the landscape is a patchwork of the beautiful and the beastly. Stands of verdant aspen and Gambel oak contrast with hillsides of blackened sticks that were ponderosa pine and other conifers.

Jack Rogers

After nearly 30 years of public service, Jack Rogers retired at the beginning of March as the City of Durango’s Director of Public Works.

City of Durango Still Working on Lake Nighthorse Recreation

The City of Durango is still working on plans for the management of recreation at Lake Nighthorse. They are hoping to open the Lake for recreation by the spring of 2013.

April 25, 2012--Rural area to get Durango water? (Durango Herald)

To discourage sprawl and encourage urban infill, Three Springs Boulevard is supposed to be Durango’s eastern city limit, according to the direction that City Council gave to staff members at a planning retreat two year ago, said City Manager Ron LeBlanc. As a supplier of water, the city of Durango is under pressure to untap its resources for rural development.

Forests-to-Faucets Teacher Training Workshop (Durango, Silverton, and Surrounding Area)

06/26/2012 8:30 am
06/27/2012 5:30 pm

Join the Mountain Studies Institute, San Juan Mountain Association, and the Water Information Program for two days of hands-on exploration of our locaal watersheds. The Workshop is based on the My Water Comes from the San Juan Mountains book and curriculum guide which includes place-based activities that address Colorado State Standards.

17th Annual Children's Water Festival (Durango, CO)

05/02/2012 7:30 am

The 17th Annual Children's Water Festival will be conducted Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Fort Lewis College in Durango. If you are interested in being a presenter and/or if you have questions, please contact the Water Information Program at (970) 247-1302.

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