Winter 2010: The Yampa, White and Green River Basins

No Longer A Valley Too Far

In the Winter 2010 issue of Headwaters, Water Education Colorado visits the Yampa, White and Green river basins of northwest Colorado. The Yampa River retains a distinction not afforded to any other major river in Colorado: It is essentially undammed. This makes its biology unique and its recreational opportunities world-class. The largely rural basin, however, is faced with many modern problems, including energy development, growth and transbasin diversion prospects. Read on to learn more about this beautiful part of Colorado …

Read featured articles below, or view a flipbook of the magazine online.

A Rancher’s Life

January 2010 by Jerd Smith

The Colorado Water Conservation Board published an update in November outlining achievements toward meeting the goals of Colorado’s water plan. The Colorado Water Conservation Board published an update outlining achievements toward goals.

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