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#NISP update: The Larimer County Planning Commission holds first public hearing

From The Fort Collins Coloradoan (Kevin Duggan):

Dozens of in-person and remote speakers aired their concerns about the proposed $1.1 billion water storage and delivery project, which would include building Glade Reservoir northwest of Fort Collins.

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#ColoradoRiver Stakeholders To Face Tribal Rights, Environmental Protection and #ClimateChange -- Inside #Climate News #COriver #aridification

From Inside Climate News (Judy Fahys):

Charismatic is hardly the best word to describe the humpback chub, a fish with a frowny eel face jammed onto a sportfish body in a way that suggests evolution has a sense of humor.

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Hundreds of comments submitted over Holy Cross Wilderness water export proposal -- @WaterEdCO

From Water Education Colorado (Jerd Smith):

Forty years after the Holy Cross Wilderness Area was created, an early effort to explore tapping its water supplies has generated more than 500 comments to the U.S.

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#Drought news: D4 (Extreme Drought) area in S.E. #Colorado was eliminated after 0.5-2.5” of rain

Click on a thumbnail graphic below to view a gallery of drought data from the US Drought Monitor.

US Drought Monitor July 7, 2020.

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Economic Benefits of Protecting 30% of Planet’s Land and Ocean Outweigh the Costs at Least 5-to-1 -- Campaign for Nature

Here’s the release from the Campaign for Nature:

First-of-its-kind report shows the global economy is better off with more nature protected

In the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of protecting nature, over 100 economists and scientists find that the global economy would benefit from the establishment of far more protected areas on land and at sea than exist today.

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City of Boulder recognized nationally for using data to effectively respond to challenges

Here’s the release from the City of Boulder (Bill Skerpan, Shelby Condit):

Boulder is one of 16 cities across the nation and the first in Colorado recognized this year for well-managed, data-driven local government by achieving…

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Discussion with @JoelSchneekloth, Regional Water Resource Specialist at @ColoradoStateU, on crop residue management, July 28, 2020

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Join us for a digital presentation on crop residue management:

  • What impact can crop residue have on retaining soil moisture and water resources?
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