Water http://kunc.org en Fewer Colorado Cities Adding Watering Restrictions In 2014 http://kunc.org/post/fewer-colorado-cities-adding-watering-restrictions-2014 <p>Plentiful mountain snowpack means little to no mandatory watering restrictions across Northern Colorado and Denver for the 2014 summer.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel & Grace Hood 55004 at http://kunc.org Fewer Colorado Cities Adding Watering Restrictions In 2014 Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops http://kunc.org/post/nevada-farmers-hack-drought-switching-crops Take a drive around the perimeter of Colby Frey's farm in Nevada and it's clear you're kind of on an island — an oasis of green surrounded by a big, dusty desert.<p>Nearby, a neighbor's farm has recently gone under. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:31:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 54788 at http://kunc.org Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops Colorado Leads The Way On 'Small Hydro' http://kunc.org/post/colorado-leads-way-small-hydro <p>For much of the 20th century, hydroelectric technology led to the construction of giant dams across the American West and around the world. Big hydro projects have a big impact on surrounding ecosystems, Colorado is at the center of a growing move toward hydropower on a smaller scale.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:37:16 +0000 Sam Fuqua & Andrea Chalfin 54770 at http://kunc.org Colorado Leads The Way On 'Small Hydro' Boulder Nonprofit Sounds Alarm On Sochi’s Environmental Woes http://kunc.org/post/boulder-nonprofit-sounds-alarm-sochi-s-environmental-woes <p>As the world focuses its attention on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Boulder-based Global Greengrants is raising environmental and civil liberties concerns about the event.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:03:05 +0000 Grace Hood 53920 at http://kunc.org Boulder Nonprofit Sounds Alarm On Sochi’s Environmental Woes What Happens In The Colorado Basin Affects The West http://kunc.org/post/what-happens-colorado-basin-affects-west <p></p><p>2014 is shaping up to be an “average” year for the Colorado River watershed, which provides water to 7 western states. That’s not good news, however, for states like California and Nevada which are already experiencing drought conditions.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 53604 at http://kunc.org What Happens In The Colorado Basin Affects The West