Invasive Species

December 10, 2008--Town of Grand Lake weighs in against Windy Gap Firming Project (Grand County Sky-Hi Daily News)

The health of Grand Lake and possible financial setbacks that could result from deterioration of the lake’s water quality were listed among main reasons why the Northern Colorado Conservancy District munic

December 5, 2008--Digging up trees to save water (Yuma Pioneer)

Much has been made of the several methods being used by Colorado to come into compliance with the Republican River Compact. There is the multi-million dollar compliance pipeline project (still on hold

December 1, 2008--Aquatic snake on endangered waiting list (Durango Herald)

Encroaching humans and an exotic bullfrog with a voracious appetite have taken such a toll on the Mexican garter snake that federal wildlife officials have deemed it worthy of being listed as an endangered

November 4, 2008--Helicopters may be used in war against tamarisk (Lamar Ledger)

On Thursday, the Prowers County Commissioners heard from representatives of the Southeast Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Natural Resource Conservation Service about proposed tamarisk removal projects along the Arkansas River near the Kansas border.

November 4, 2008--Mussels likely in Utah (Pueblo Chieftain)

Invasive, damaging mussels have likely arrived in Utah waters but it probably won’t be confirmed until next summer, according to a state wildlife official.

November 1, 2008--Feds hopes bacteria will kill invasive mussels (U.S. Water News)

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is beginning tests to see if a common bacteria can kill an invasive mussel threatening to spread across the West's waterways and damage systems that deliver water to millions of people in the region.

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