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Coloradoans are now allowed to collect rainwater, thanks to a new law. But the district manager for Colorado Mosquito Control in Montezuma County, Jason Carruth, warns rain barrels can become mosquito breeding grounds and sources of disease.


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A new report says removing invasive junipers from sagebrush landscapes helps snow remain longer in the spring.

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The 2016 boating season on the lower Dolores River came with little warning, missed the Memorial Day weekend, and had two short peaks instead of one long one.

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In May, the state of New Mexico filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill. Now, New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado.

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It’s time to get off the Dolores River if you’re below McPhee Dam and upstream from the confluence with the San Miguel River.

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The Colorado Water Plan seeks to address the growing population of Colorado and the ever-increasing demands on our water supply. Big Fat Farm Show host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Kate Greenberg from the National Young Farmers Coalition about the implementation of the Colorado Water Plan and its implications for agriculture in our part of the state.

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With McPhee Reservoir rising about a half-foot a day, reservoir managers are planning a "boating spill" starting Thursday or Friday, June 5th or 6th.

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A long-held dream of environmental activists gained new legitimacy in Sunday’s New York Times.

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Boaters can now mark their calendars for the first weekend in June to take a trip down the Lower Dolores River.

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Kevin Fedarko is a river guide and author who wrote about a historic boating speed run through the Grand Canyon in his book "The Emerald Mile". In this second part of his interview with Fedarko, River Radio host Sam Carter talks with the author about his views on writing about his outdoor adventures, and the current state of the Grand Canyon.

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