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A sort-of normal spring runoff in an abnormal year

Colorado’s Yampa River peaked in mid-May and the same looked to have happened in Idaho’s Wood River. But generally, peak runoff is happening now, in early June. Continue reading

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At the edge in the Colorado River headwaters

Nothing can be quite so delightful as the first trickle of a great river. A report from the headwaters of a Colorado River tributary on the edge of spring. Continue reading

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John Fielder and the Yampa River

Landscape photographer John Fielder was in Denver recently to show his lovely photographs of the Yampa River. It’s a notable river for its history and relative absence of dams, but it’s not without a few problems, too. Continue reading

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