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Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
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Wild horses in drought-hit Sand Wash Basin won’t have water hauled in 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The wild horses in Moffat County's Sand Wash Basin will not be receiving supplemental water, at least not right now.
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Hell and polluted water: what holistic water management can do 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the 'One Water' movement is successfully leveraging new practices to improve the health, and wealth, of cities and businesses.
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PODCAST: Water Stress Is a Threat We Can't Ignore 6.6.2018 WRI Stories
PODCAST: Water Stress Is a Threat We Can't Ignore Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe Sahel suffers regular droughts. Flickr/CIFOR We measure water stress with satellites, model it with algorithms, see it in empty riverbeds and experience it with dry taps. But how do we define water stress? Where does it come from? How will climate change disrupt the supply and demand for water? What is the relationship of water to food and energy? These questions and more are explored by Charles Iceland,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
PODCAST: What Is Water Stress? 6.6.2018 WRI Stories
PODCAST: What Is Water Stress? Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe Sahel suffers regular droughts. Flickr/CIFOR We measure water stress with satellites, model it with algorithms, see it in empty riverbeds and experience it with dry taps. But how do we define water stress? Where does it come from? How will climate change disrupt the supply and demand for water? What is the relationship of water to food and energy? These questions and more are explored by Charles Iceland, director of Global and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Forest Service patrollers to help keep Dillon Ranger District safe from wildfires 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A freshly trained team of U.S. Forest Service patrollers set out on the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest this week, beginning a summer-long project to prevent wildfires and protect natural resources.
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Enjoy Those Avocados, Pistachios and Oranges While You Can, Because They Are Going Away 27.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Chris Sayer pushed his way through avocado branches and grasped a denuded limb. It was stained black, as if someone had ladled tar over its bark. In February, the temperature had dropped below freezing for three hours, killing the limb. The thick […]
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Experts: “Alarming” drought conditions hit U.S. Southwest 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
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Damming evidence: Communities turn to reusing wastewater as scarcity threatens 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The move marks a paradigm shift in water storage and conservation methods.
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Southern Plains drought continues stress on crops, rangeland 22.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Lack of rainfall and above-average temperatures are prolonging the drought conditions that have stressed crops and rangelands and placed new pressures on groundwater sources across the U.S. Southern Plains, climatologists from the region said Monday.
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 21.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.
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You're wasting water on your lawn. Here's how to stop this summer. 16.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More than 60 percent of Twin Cities area residents with irrigation systems are using far more water than they need, a recent U survey found.
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Rare and unusual geraniums on display this weekend (and some are for sale!) 12.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

If mom is into gardening, especially drought-tolerant gardening, then this might be the perfect way to spend Mother’s Day weekend:

The Los Angeles Geranium Society’s Annual Show and Sale is being held Saturday and Sunday at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden.

Geraniums and pelargoniums...

Mexico, 2 U.S. states could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 10.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Mexico and the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought, water managers said Wednesday.
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Recharging groundwater reserves, not building new reservoirs, is key to California's water future 6.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Your editorial, “California is dammed enough already,” raises some important points about improving our water future. The state faces a chronic problem that will only get worse with climate change: depleted groundwater supplies. Groundwater is the lifeline communities and farmers...

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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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Arizona utility tries to end multi-state Colorado River feud 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Arizona's largest water provider on Tuesday tried to defuse a multi-state dispute over the Colorado River, saying it regretted the belligerent-sounding words it used to describe its management strategy for the critical, over-used waterway.
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Californians, like polar bears, have something to fear as Arctic ice melts 1.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Southern California is recovering from its worst fire season and a brutal five-year drought that dried out crops, shrank municipal water supplies and killed millions of trees in state, national and urban forests.

By all accounts, it is going to get a lot worse as the climate continues to heat up,...

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It's time to get smarter about sourcing our food 27.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Grocers are on the frontlines of climate change as threat multipliers threaten supply chains.
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Scientists Say California’s Weather Is About to Get Even Crazier—and Deadlier 26.4.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In December 1861, as a California drought was wearing into its fifth year, farmers on the West Coast were all asking for one thing for Christmas: rain. And boy did they get it. For 43 days rain and snow fell across the state, […]
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Today: California’s Weather Whiplash 24.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Drought. Flood. Repeat. A new study says this California weather cycle will get worse.

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California’s Weather Whiplash

California has a long history of extreme weather, including serious droughts and devastating storms, such as those that put much of the state underwater in the Great...

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