Colorado’s Scenic Byways 30th Anniversary

Cumulative byways traveler spending in 2009-2014 nearly $4.8 billion Many byways feature CDOT highways and local and regional roadways that are in and of themselves historic and worthy of national recognition for their pioneering engineering. March 21, 2019, DENVER: The Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Program, which has helped guide the development of the state’s…

Montrose Nets $400,000 For River Improvements

First step in development of Gold Medal fishery The project will include reestablishing a resilient channel, connecting the river to its floodplain, creating a stable riparian zone, improving fish and other aquatic habitats, stabilizing the river banks, and providing river access to the public. City has long-standing record of work to preserve, protect, enhance Uncompahgre…

Device Harvests Water From Desert Air

Field tested system could provide drinking water in extremely arid locations (Researchers at MIT have developed a new device that is able to extract moisture from very dry air. Image: Courtesy of the researchers)   (March 22, David L. Chandler, MIT News Office) It seems like getting something for nothing, but you really can get…

Dolores River Rafting Is Back!

A New Perspective from the Beautiful Dolores River via Rafting By Molly Mickel, March 16, 2017: For the first time in over a decade the Dolores River will receive consistent flow releases from McPhee reservoir. That means consistent rafting on this extremely special and unique river. A true classic western river, the Dolores is on…