Water in the West: Water breathes life into Western Slope economies

Water in the West: Water breathes life into Western Slope economies
Local News

By Lauren Glendenning

This is the third part in a four-part series about water in the West as it relates to the Colorado Water Plan. Nathan Fey’s passion for kayaking led him to a passionate career in river conservation and water quality issues. As the Colorado stewardship director for American Whitewater, a nonprofit that works to conserve and restore American whitewater resources, he’s watching carefully as the state progresses through its water planning process. There are some major conflicts the state needs to address as it creates the Colorado Water Plan, he said. “Sure, our population is focused on the Front Range, but …

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