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2017 Coverage Highlights

Dec 15, 2017

Here’s a roundup of notable 2017 coverage of the Colorado River.

Walton Family Foundation: In Wyoming’s High Desert, A Conservation Solution that Benefits Ranchers and Rivers (December 20, 2017)

Walton Family Foundation: In Fly Fishing Hotspot, Partnerships with Landowners Save Water, Trout (December 14, 2017)

American Rivers: Why do we need wild rivers?  (December 2017)

The Daily Sentinel: Two years in, lopsided progress on the Colorado water plan (December 9, 2017)

Water Polls.org: Water pollution near top of America’s fears (December 4, 2017)

SUP Magazine: SUP Descent of Colorado River’s Westwater Canyon (November 30, 2017)

KUNC: The West Is Notoriously Parched. So Why Not Make Water From Scratch? (November 30, 2017)

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Threatened snake re-establishes itself on Colorado River (November 29, 2017)

The Daily Sentinel: Bill seeks to extend program for imperiled fish (November 29, 2017)

American Rivers: The Big Picture of Colorado’s Water Plan — Two Years In (November 21, 2017)

AZ Central: Arizonan confirmed as first woman to lead U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (November 16, 2017)

Coloradan: Downtown Fort Collins river park awaits green light (November 10, 2017)

Desert Sun: Our Voice: California must build on Salton Sea momentum (October 28, 2017)

Tap: Fishermen rejoice! Fraser River showing signs of recovery (October 13, 2017)

The Denver Post: Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells (October 15, 2017)

Food & Wine: Wastewater Beer’s Sobering Moral: Many Still Don’t Understand Recycled Water (October 4, 2017)

AZ Central: U.S. and Mexico agree to share in Colorado River conservation and possible shortage (September 27, 2017)

Associated Press: US, Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River (September 26, 2017)

Desert Sun: Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gives $100,000 toward monitoring pollution at Salton Sea (September 20, 2017)

Arizona Daily Star: Kevin Moran: Bold action still needed for the Colorado River (September 8, 2017)

AZ Central: My Turn: Water crisis averted on the Colorado River? Not so fast (September 8, 2017)

Aspen Journalism: Money for water: A pilot project wins over skeptical farmers and ranchers (August 30, 2017)

Arizona Department of Water Resources: Feds predicting short-term improvement on the Colo River system…and longer-term challenge (August 25, 2017)

Walton Family Foundation: Conservation Principles at Work in Colorado (August 17, 2017)

Bureau of Reclamation: 24-Month Study Report on the Status of Lake Mead and Lake Powell (August 15, 2017)

Environmental Defense Fund: 4 Reasons why Arizona water is on the right track (August 14, 2017)

The Denver Channel: Farmers along the Colorado River developing new techniques for conserving precious water (August 5, 2017)

American Rivers: We Are Rivers Podcast: Law of the River (August 2, 2017)

Arizona Capitol Times: Conservation accord is progress toward much-needed Colorado River deal (July 27, 2017)

American Rivers: Conversations About the Rivers That Connect Us (July 25,2017)

Water Deeply: Why New Infrastructure Is a Smart Investment for the Colorado River (July 21, 2017)

Arizona Central: Our View: Gila River agreement shows Arizona is ready to deal on water (July 14th, 2017)

Aspen Public Radio: Walmart family funds Colorado River restoration (July 10, 2017)

The Colorado Independent: Mitchell named new director of Colorado Water Conservation Board (July 5, 2017)

The Denver Post: Denver has landed the coveted Outdoor Retailer summer and winter trade shows, sources confirm (July 5, 2017)

Audubon: Diverted Water, Longer Droughts and Climate Change Threaten Birds in the Arid West (July 5, 2017)

The Denver Post: Walton Family Foundation pledges $20 million to Colorado River conservation (June 26, 2017)

Walton Family Foundation: Foundation Commits to America’s Great Rivers (June 26, 2017)

High Country News: How collaboration can save the Colorado River (June 22, 2017)

La Junta Tribune-Democrat: Hickenlooper appoints Jack Goble to CWCB (June 7, 2017)

Washington Examiner: Infrastructure investments must prioritize the Colorado River, one of the hardest-working rivers in the world (June 7, 2017)

Walton Family Foundation: Why Water Infrastructure Investments are Essential to the Colorado River (June 07, 2017)

Post Independent: Meeting focuses on future of Colorado River (May 14, 2017)

The Christian Science Monitor: The Colorado: how a river rules the west (May 3, 2017)

Colorado Public Radio: Preparing for Climate Change, Colorado Farmers Fallow Their Fields to Create ‘Water Bank’  (April 28, 2017)

American Rivers: Beware the Wet Year (April 14, 2017)

Walton Family Foundation: Lower Colorado River Named America’s ‘Most Endangered’ (April 11, 2017)

The Desert Sun: Salton Sea ‘starter plan’ must not be the final word (March 24, 2017)

The Hill: World Water Day reminds us why we can’t cut infrastructure funding (March 22, 2017)

The Denver Post: The next administration must protect the Colorado River basin (January 6, 2017)