The BLM grazing advisory board for Southwest Colorado recently completed its election of board members.
Every three years since being chartered by Colorado in 1994, the BLM grazing permittees of southwest Colorado have elected a grazing advisory board.
An April 9 blog post by Denver Water was headlined, "It's raining, it's snowing, the drought is still going." The post notes that it would take about six feet of new snow over the next couple of weeks in the mountain watersheds Denver relies on to have a normal snowpack, and even if the snowpack were normal, they would still be in drought because of low reservoir levels left over from last year.
This month, private forest landowners around the state will be receiving letters from the Colorado State Forest Service to request property access to collect essential data about forest health conditions in Colorado. The requests are part of the National Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program — the principal source of information used to assess the status of America's forests.