Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.
Young fish are often released into Colorado’s mountain streams and lakes as part of the restocking program. Now a new program means some of those fish could come from the classroom.
Volunteers who want to clean up thousands of polluted mine sites across the West will now face less legal risk.
Grand County commissioners have approved a permit for a water project designed to supply about 825,000 residents in northeast Colorado, with conditions to mitigate its environmental impacts.
Utah wildlife officials are killing every fish in a group of high-elevation lakes and streams to make way for a restocking of native Colorado River cutthroat trout.
The Hayman Fire burned so hot that restoring what was lost could take Mother Nature hundreds of years. Teams of volunteers are hoping to speed up the process.
A group of outdoor enthusiasts are calling on Gov. John Hickenlooper to protect the Colorado River.
A fledgling outdoorsmen’s group released a broad agenda Wednesday aimed at giving conservation-minded sportsmen’s groups a united voice before federal policy makers.
A special Colorado license plate saying “Protect Our Rivers” has been rejected by a Republican House committee because the tag would raise money for Trout Unlimited.