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The Dams Made the Difference

As many Coloradoans look to the sky for hints about when the next rain event will occur, those within Elbert County are bowing their heads and giving thanks. They know that when torrential rains fall, their community is safe and less likely to be flooded.

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New Tool Monitors Dams, Keeps Communities Safe

DamWatch is a new web-based application that provides real-time monitoring of rainfall, snowmelt, stream flow and seismic events that could pose potential threats to dam safety. 

The Johnson Family Ranch is No Diamond in the Rough

Congratulations Flying Diamond Ranch! Scott and Jean Johnson are the recipients of the 2015 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award, and they share the honor with their four children.

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Application Deadline Extended for Two Colorado NRCS Conservation Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Colorado has extended the deadline to Friday, July 17, 2015 for two of its conservation initiatives – the Air Quality Initiative and the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative.

Colorado NRCS Invests $1 Million to Help Conserve Water, Improve Water Quality

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced its $1 million investment in the Ogallala Aquifer region this year to help Colorado farmers and ranchers conserve water and improve water quality.


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