Thousands Of Mines With Toxic Water Lie Under The WestBeneath 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.
Fish For Stocking Programs Bred In Classroom 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.
New EPA Rule Lowers Risk For 'Good Samaritans'Volunteers who want to clean up thousands of polluted mine sites across the West will now face less legal risk.
Grand County OKs Permit For Windy Gap ProjectGrand 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.
Officials Poison Fish To Make Way For Native TroutUtah 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.
Volunteers Still Replanting Hayman Burn Area 10 Years LaterThe 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.
Outdoor Enthusiasts Rally At Capitol To Protect Upper Colorado RiverA group of outdoor enthusiasts are calling on Gov. John Hickenlooper to protect the Colorado River.
Group Promotes Sportsmen's Agenda In WashingtonA fledgling outdoorsmen's group released a broad agenda Wednesday aimed at giving conservation-minded sportsmen's groups a united voice before federal policy makers.
Lawmakers Reject Specialty Tag For RiversA 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.