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Horsetooth Reservoir

Added by yongli on 09/14/2020 - 16:44, last changed on 10/20/2020 - 09:43

Horsetooth Reservoir

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Horsetooth Reservoir is located in the foothills just west of Fort Collins . The Bureau of Reclamation began construction of the reservoir in 1946 as part of the larger Colorado–Big Thompson Project , which provided additional irrigation water for the northern Front Range . Horsetooth Reservoir was...

Irrigation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 11:48, last changed on 04/17/2020 - 08:18
The tension between aridity and irrigated agriculture has been a defining characteristic of Colorado for much of its modern history. On average, the state receives less than fifteen inches of annual precipitation, making it the seventh driest state in the country. To complicate matters, the...

Land Use and Bird Life in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 15:17, last changed on 05/11/2020 - 12:10
In the early to mid-1800s, when Europeans and Euro-Americans began arriving in what is now Colorado, they encountered a landscape that was significantly different from what we see today. The changes that have occurred to the landscape since then have had significant impacts on the state’s natural...
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