In the News

march 12, 2020
Cranes, Agriculture, and the Fight for Water in the San Luis Valley
Video produced by Colorado Open Lands – funding provided by Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Open Lands and The Monte Vista Crane Festival.

sept. 17, 2019
Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs
Ex-Gov. Bill Owens part of firm looking to build pipeline to help bring water to thirsty Denver suburbs

The Denver Post  LINK

Oct. 16, 2019
As water prices soar, Colorado lawmakers consider rules to stop profiteering

Water Education Colorado  LINK

Oct. 7, 2019
As metro Denver grows, another caller wants to tap the vast aquifer
under the San Luis Valley

Politically well-connected Renewable Water Resources has Gov. Bill Owens in its court, but a coalition of water warriors has fended off two other attempts

Colorado Sun  LINK

SEPT 30, 2019
Rancher, water expert wins key endorsement for southern Colorado Senate seat

Colorado Politics  LINK

SEPT 16, 2019
Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future

‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’

 High Country News  LINK