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On Down to the Platte

For the longest time, I have been seeing wire cages around the trees that line many of the waterways here in Denver. From the ground up to about four feet, there’s a steel grid wrapped around most of the trees that are less than about two feet in diameter. 1,761 more words


Bright riverbank
solitude meanders
soft watery hush

Thoughts golden threads weave
silky notions- -my
heart’s rapturous gleanings
fill mental chambers
dusty rafters creek, giving
in- -cradling your light… 38 more words


Not your average pledge drive: A revival on the river

Denver Water and Greenway Foundation team up to provide more water for fishing, farmers and fun on the South Platte.

By Steve Snyder

Denver, Colorado: the city by the river. 454 more words

Your Denver Water

The “trails” and tribulations of Waterton Canyon

Why this wild retreat next to the city is such a great attraction — and why we’ve so often had to close its gates.

By Travis Thompson… 539 more words

Denver Water

Campin' and Fishin' on the South Platte

Feeling the urge to go camping this past weekend, along with the need to knock a destination off my summer to-fish list, I found myself in Eleven Mile Canyon with my buddy Leo and his husky Milli. 489 more words

Fishing Reports

Cheesman Dam: Happy trout, reliable water supply

Century-old workhorse dam keeps the water flowing and the temperatures just right for great fishing.

By Jay Adams

Water travels a maze-like path on the way to your faucet: from mountain snow to high-country streams, through reservoirs, dams and canyons. 499 more words

Your Denver Water