Crystal River

Town of Carbondale

 

One week ago, the Town of Carbondale inacted water restrictions. Will Grandbois, editor of The Sopris Sun, spoke with the town director of public works Kevin Schorzman to learn more.

Ouzel

Hugh Kingery speaks about the American Dipper, a source water indicator species, and how Dipper came back when the Elwha Dam came down in Olympic National Park.  When the source water flowed, the salmon ran, the ouzels fed on salmon eggs and thrived again.

AH Marsh photo


White plastic beads have been seen floating in the Roaring Fork River this spring. And, it’s not the first time they’ve been spotted. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

Roaring Fork Conservancy

Roaring Fork Conservancy hosts a public meeting for the Crystal River Management Plan at the Third Street Center on Wednesday, May 2, from 5:30 to 7:30. KDNK spoke with watershed action director Heather Lewin about what to expect.

Sarah Tory, Aspen Journalism


Local rancher Bill Fales is trying to do the right thing when it comes to protecting water flow in the Crystal River. But, he’s run into some complications. For this week’s News Brief, Sarah Tory, reporting for Aspen Journalism, talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about the story. Click here to read the story.

Wild Rose Education

The Andy Zanca Youth News Team reports on local water issues from the 2017 Youth Water Summit, presented by Wild Rose Education and Pitkin County Healthy Rivers and Streams Board.