Tag Archives: Colorado River Water Conservation District

Water Meeting to be Held in Craig

WATER CONSERVATIONThe public is invited to Colorado’s First Conservation District’s annual meeting and banquet next week. The meeting will focus on water issues that affect Moffat County. Speakers from the Colorado Water Conservation Board, the Colorado River Water Conservation District, Moffat County’s Director Continue reading

Elkhead Reservoir Could be Drained and Poisoned

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe Moffat County Commissioners were told yesterday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife want to talk with the Colorado River Water Conservation District about draining Elkhead Reservoir and poisoning the water to get rid of non-native fish species. The non-natives are escaping the reservoir into the Yampa River, and those fish are attacking and eating the native fish in the river. Avid fisherman Burt Continue reading