natural resources

Southwest Conservation Corps

The invasive Russian olive tree can cause havoc in river ecosystems around the West. But a group of organizations outside of Durango has found a way to remove not only to remove the trees, but also to help the surrounding community in other ways.

Creative Commons

A Colorado water court has ruled in favor of allowing an instream flow water right on the lower Dolores River in Mesa and Montrose counties.

Raleigh Burleigh

Not only do local yucca plants provide an edible fruit; the fibers can be used as cord, the leaves as needles, and the roots as shampoo. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh visited the Ute Learning Garden in Grand Junction to learn more about traditional applications of local plants.

Montezuma Inspire Coalition

A group of about 20 non-profits in and around Montezuma County, known as the Montezuma Inspire Coalition, has received almost two million dollars from Great Outdoors Colorado.

Austin Cope

The long period of warm, dry weather this winter could finally be coming to an end.