National Resource Conservation Service

April 8, 2016--March dry spell takes toll on Southwest Colorado snowpack (Durango Herald)

Though Southwest Colorado has yet to reap the benefits of a wet El Niño, as of April 1, statewide snowpack totals are up 150 percent from last year, according to the National Resource Conservation Service. Karl Wetlaufer, assistant snow survey supervisor for NRCS, said data released Wednesday show just how much the dry spell in March affected the southern San Juan Mountains. Co

June 20, 2008--Kids soak up water facts at Water Fest (Alamosa News)

Kids soaked up information about water conservation during the third annual Rio Grande Watershed Water Fest yesterday. The Water Fest strives to educate youth about conservation so they can begin to build an understanding of water issues at an early age.

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