Recreation Economy and Our Rivers Brings Colorado $9 Billion

Sep 16, 2014

Molly Mugglestone, co-director of Protect the Flows talks about Colorado’s $9 billion river economy at a press event surrounding the Colorado’s Water Plan last week in Glenwood Springs.

She shared that an economic study showed $6.4 billion are spent on direct river spending, $9.5 billion on total economic impact, 80,000 jobs rely on rivers and these businesses generate over $1.1 billion in taxes.

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Water Board’s Eklund: ‘Recreation in Colorado is Incredibly Important’

Sep 17, 2014 -
In a television interview last week, Colorado Water Board boss James Eklund emphasized how important recreation is to Colorado. His comments came following a press conference during which local...