Colorado River http://kajx.org en Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap http://kajx.org/post/governors-water-plan-aims-find-solutions-looming-gap <p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17024 at http://kajx.org Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap Upper Colorado River Basin Number "2" On Endangered Rivers List http://kajx.org/post/upper-colorado-river-basin-number-2-endangered-rivers-list <p></p><p>A new list names the Upper Colorado River basin the second most endangered stretch of water in the country. The conservation group American Rivers released its <a href="https://www.americanrivers.org/blog/announcing-americas-most-endangered-rivers-2014/">annual “top-10” list</a> Wednesday and local rivers like the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan are part of basin that’s threatened.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:01:34 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16760 at http://kajx.org Upper Colorado River Basin Number "2" On Endangered Rivers List Local Conservation Group Gets Involved With Colorado Water Plan http://kajx.org/post/local-conservation-group-gets-involved-colorado-water-plan <p></p><p>As the state prepares a statewide water plan, a local non profit wants to make sure our rivers and streams in the Valley are protected. Basalt-based Roaring Fork Conservancy is pinpointing environmental values, so, as the state searches for more water to fill growing needs, local waterways stay full. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In his State of the State address earlier this month Governor </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> touched on water.</span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:49:40 +0000 Marci Krivonen 13582 at http://kajx.org Local Conservation Group Gets Involved With Colorado Water Plan U.S. Senators Focus on Colorado River Challenges http://kajx.org/post/us-senators-focus-colorado-river-challenges <p></p><p>The Colorado River and its future imbalances were the focus of a Senate hearing in Washington D.C. Tuesday. The river supplies water for cities and farms in seven states and parts of Mexico. Lawmakers went over a 2012 study that projects water demand will outpace supply in the coming decades. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:48:09 +0000 Marci Krivonen 4633 at http://kajx.org U.S. Senators Focus on Colorado River Challenges Mountain Edition - July 11th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-july-11th-2013 <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">If you get a DUI, your blood sample isn’t going to the state lab any more... that’s because the Colorado health department wasn’t handling them properly. We’ll get an update on what that means for drug and alcohol cases.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Indian Tribes across the west are strengthening their sovereignty by getting involved in natural resource development on or near reservations. The tribes in Colorado are involved in two hydro projects.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">And fires may be burning differently-- because of changing weather, trees, and other factors. That means changes are in store for how firefighters take on wildfires.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Carbondale writer Jon Waterman has a new book out--after detailing the winding journey of the Colorado River, he’s put together what he calls a handbook for a life intertwined with the outdoors.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">And, We’ll get a preview of three exhibitions opening in Basalt this weekend... they’re all by women artists.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><br> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 23:00:59 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 4343 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - July 11th, 2013