Emerald Ash Borer has been found in the red squares of this map of Boulder County.
Credit Colorado Department of Agriculture
The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian beetle that has decimated American ash trees in the United States has been in the city of Boulder between three and four years according to the results of a new study conducted by a collaborative EAB incident command team.
Latest drought monitor issued January 23, 2014. No changes for the West.
Credit National Weather Service on Twitter
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.
Outline of the S. Platte Alluvial Aquifers in Northeast Colorado Showing Division 1 Water Districts 2, 1, and 64.
Credit "HB12‐1278 Study of the South Platte River Alluvial Aquifer" / Colorado Water Institute
Colorado’s drought problems may have faded into recent memory. Heated debates over water have not. Along the South Platte, irrigation well owners are hoping a long-awaited study will help them gain more access to their water.