Exceptional drought conditions and untimely freezes that have left some southeast Colorado winter wheat fields with nothing to harvest also have limited the certified seed supply for next season.
The state of Colorado has made its draft drought mitigation and response plan available for public comment.
Water managers from seven states, Indian tribes and conservation groups are pledging to find ways to wring more from every drop of water in the drought-stricken Colorado River.
Though April brought more than 20 inches of snow to Colorado’s Front Range, Southwest Colorado has seen little of that spring moisture.
The wet spring in Colorado could spell relief for more than a million homeowners who rely on Denver Water.
As Colorado prepares for what’s expected to be another dry summer, water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.
Water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.
With snow piling up in the high country and along the Front Range, Colorado’s snowpack is also growing.
Climatologists are happy to see all the moisture from recent snowfall in Northern Colorado but that doesn’t mean the severe drought conditions are over.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved new designations allowing farmers and ranchers around the West, including nine Colorado counties, to seek federal aid to get through the drought.