Eagle Mine Pipeline Release – March 22, 2021

The natural freeze-thaw cycle associated with the warming temperatures last week caused a pipeline fitting to leak, resulting in a spill of Eagle Mine-impacted water. The leak, located at the south end of Rex Flats, has been stopped. A total of 36,000 gallons of water is estimated to have been…

Land & Rivers Fund Scholarship Application is Available

This scholarship is for a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited university, community college or vocational education program in the United States and plans to get a degree in the field of natural resources, environmental science or a related field. Any senior who meets the qualifications is eligible…

Drought and the Importance of Water Efficiency

We can’t control the amount of water flowing through our streams, but we can control what we do with that water. Here are some resources the Watershed Council loves that share steps and actions to take at home to reduce your water use. Water only on certain days of the…

About the 30×30 Coalition

A nationwide coalition of scientists and organizations is initiating an effort to protect 30% of America’s land and waters by the year 2030. This “30×30” campaign is based on what the science community believes is an essential extension of efforts to combat the devastating effects of climate change. We are…

Birds Love Water

Sharon Milligan/Audubon Photography Awards

This post was originally posted by the Vail Daily. See the original posting here.  February is National Embroidery Month — did you know? It’s also National Hot Breakfast Month and Black History Month. Observed annually on Feb. 14 is the well-known Valentine’s Day, and February 17 is National Cabbage Day….