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…

A Healthy Lawn

5 things you can do to improve the look of your lawn today (BPT) You’ve waited all winter for the chance to transform your lawn from that drab, frozen tundra into the lush, green oasis you know it can be. But this transformation doesn’t happen overnight, and you can’t expect Mother Nature to take care…

Elegant & Efficient Water Treatment Method Invented

AWS system would reduce energy/chemical usage by up to 75% FloDesign Sonics developed a new acoustic wave technology to clean water that comes to the surface during natural gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking). Image: FloDesign Sonics, Inc Acoustic technique presents fresh take on water treatment; Technology could solve longstanding problem of separating suspended…