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Battle Creek structures

We have worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners for Fish and Wildlife program to improve the habitat for fish in Battle Creek. The structures, which are engineered to guide the flow of the creek through high water and low, and to prevent erosion. 33 more words

Nature And Wildlife

Circles of Life

From the human-scale intimacy of family life yesterday, I wanted to contrast at the other extreme: the irrigation-induced circles of the central United States in an otherwise barren landscape. 23 more words


I See Water in our Near Future

Well, its been a while since our last post, but if you have been around the club lately we can all say, “its been busy,” is an understatement. 108 more words


Rain Barrels: A Common Sense Approach to Conservation

Colorado is finally moving toward legalizing the use of rain barrels, a common sense move which will allow residents to use up to two 50-gallon rain barrels to rain water which falls on their property and use it to irrigate their yards. 370 more words


Wednesday Roam -- Water Wars and Aggravation

Some weeks it doesn’t pay to get out of bed.  It has been one step forward and two steps back here at the home place. Not all bad but just a lot of aggravation. 1,443 more words

Wednesday Roam

New Restrictions For Drought Suffering California

California is in the most severe drought in decades. Governor Jerry Brown has issued a state of emergency and now comes announcements of new restrictions and reductions in water delivery from water agencies. 88 more words


To Which Man Gives His Heart---Tuesday, April 14, 2015

“Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation.  It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.” –Karel Capek  464 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm