What's worth more, 50 houses in Lakewood or kayaking on Daisy Creek?
That question, or something close to it (I wish I'd taken better notes), was posed on October 7 following a presentation by American Whitewater staffer Chris Menges to the Gunnison Basin Roundtable on the results of a survey of flow needs for whitewater recreation in the Gunnison Basin.
On Sept. 13, as floods were washing away houses, roads and crops on the Front Range, about 200 people gathered in Grand Junction to discuss a water deficit: demand for Colorado River water keeps growing, even as supplies may be shrinking.
I wasn't actually at the meeting — I was held up near Denver by landslides — but I recently caught some of the presentations on video, and so can you.
The Delta Conservation District is inviting sixth graders to take part in the National Association of Conservation District's poster contest.
The local contest is open to any sixth grade student residing in Delta County or attending Delta County schools.
Whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter, Colorado agriculture offers breathtaking backdrops for photographers. The 16th annual "Colorado . . . it's AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state's agricultural heritage.