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Colorado Farmers Holding Back On Corn Plantings

Farmers around the country collectively intend to plant more corn this year, but growers in dry Colorado are holding back.

03/29/2013

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Watering Limits Coming For Denver, Springs Utilities Customers

Colorado’s largest water utility is poised to declare a Stage 2 drought, meaning mandatory watering restrictions would kick in Monday.

03/26/2013

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Decision Time For Colorado Farmers As Drought Looms

Brown stalks of corn sliced off a few inches above the ground stretch across a field at Ackerman Farms north of Fort Collins, where Eldon Ackerman’s family has farmed since 1928.

03/23/2013

An image from Copter4 of the foothills on Feb. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS)

March Is Make-Or-Break Month For Colorado Drought

March is a make-or-break month for relieving drought conditions in Colorado.

03/01/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Drought Forces Denver To Close Outdoor Rec Fields

Denver’s playing fields are covered with snow but drought is what’s forcing the Parks & Rec department to shut down outdoor ball fields until April.

02/22/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Denver Limits Sports Fields Access Due To Drought

As drought conditions linger, Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1.

02/22/2013

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Drought Relief For Farmers In 43 Colorado Counties

Thirty of Colorado’s 64 counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe drought and heat.

01/09/2013

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Extraordinary Snowfall Needed To Relieve Drought

When his drought-stricken Nebraska farm was blanketed with several inches of snow, Tom Schwarz welcomed the moisture. But it wasn’t nearly enough.

01/02/2013

George Garmany took this photo of "White Christmas in Boulder" on Dec. 25.

Despite Snow, Colorado’s Drought Outlook Uncertain

The outlook for a major change in Colorado’s drought is uncertain even though holiday storms have improved the mountain snowpack, a climate researcher said Thursday.

12/27/2012

Carolyn Mickelson from the Daniels Ridge neighborhood in Castle Pines sent in this photo of a bear on Aug. 19, 2012.

Clashes With Bears Spike Sharply In 2012

In his 38 years in wildlife management, Perry Will has never seen a bear season like 2012.

12/26/2012

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