Yampa River

April 9, 2014--Upper Colorado Basin ranked 2nd among 10 most endangered rivers in the nation (Steamboat Today)

American Rivers, the national conservation organization, on Wednesday ranked the upper Colorado River Basin — and by implication the Yampa River with it — among its 10 most endangered rivers in the country. The Colorado was named the most endangered river in the U.S.

June 20, 2012--$29.5M in lottery funds going to CO river projects (Summit Daily)

Nearly $30 million in Colorado Lottery revenue will be spent on eight projects along Colorado rivers and creeks. Gov. John Hickenlooper and Great Outdoors Colorado announced the grants on Tuesday in Denver. Five are being made to projects along the Front Range.

August 16, 2011--Colorado: More aquatic invaders found in state waters (Summit Voice)

Biologists with  Colorado Parks and Wildlife say they continue to find new signs of aquatic invaders in Colorado waters, including  New Zealand mudsnails, which showed up in East Delaney Butte Reservoir this summer.

April 16, 2011--High court rules against Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District (Steamboat Today)

The Colorado Supreme Court released an opinion this week that critics say could jeopardize the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District’s ability to obtain additional water.

November 16, 2010--CDOW: New regs aim at stopping spread of invasive species (Citizens Voice)

“The spread of aquatic nuisance species is a serious problem that threatens to disrupt our fisheries and potentially restrict angler opportunity,” said Colorado Division of Wildlife commission chairman Tim Glenn.

February 26, 2010--Shell Oil walks away from Colorado's last free-flowing river (Summit Daily News)

Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday it is abandoning its quest for water rights from the Yampa River in northwest Colorado to develop oil shale production, citing delays in the project due to the global economic downturn. The Yampa is the last free-flowing river in Colorado, uninterrupted by dams or other diversions.

September 15, 2009--Gender-bending bass found in Yampa River (Denver Post)

Male bass in Colorado rivers and other basins around the nation widely exhibit feminine sex traits, a federal fish study released Monday shows. This gender-bending was most common in the southeastern U.S.

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