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A story of how working together can save fish

A story of how working together can save fish

Written in colloboration with Emma Fredricks and Mickey O’Hara The Yampa River has long been one of the Water Trust’s major project areas. It is one of the last wild rivers in the West. Until 2018, it had never experienced a “call,” meaning that no water user...
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Why Rivers Still Matter

Why Rivers Still Matter

The conservation movement and I go way back. Thirty years ago, when I was about to go to graduate school, my colleagues and I were talking about some of the same things we are now. Habitat for species that need to roam. Clean air and water, especially for poorer...
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What being a Tributary means to me

What being a Tributary means to me

Here at the Water Trust, we recently created a special group of our supporters we call Tributaries. You may have heard of them, as we tend to talk about them a lot! Tributaries are monthly givers who occasionally get together with Water Trust staff to talk about...
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Our Biggest Project Yet … on America’s Most Important River

Ever Heard of the Colorado River’s 15-Mile Reach?

If you’ve ever worked in Colorado river management, you’ve heard of this section of the Colorado River, which starts east of Grand Junction and stretches to the confluence with the Gunnison River just west of town. It’s famous because it represents a vulnerable part...