National Monuments Are a Boon to Western Communities

Blog | by Chris Scolari

Westerners care deeply for their national parks and monuments. These public lands help citizens of the West find solace and inspiration in what has otherwise become an increasingly hectic world. Indeed many Westerners choose to live here primarily because of access afforded to cherished and conserved landscapes. Gazing up at big skies, taking that much… Read more »


Drew Beckwith of WRA Receives Emerging Leader Award from the Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Blog | by Joan Clayburgh

This month our own Drew Beckwith was honored with the Colorado Foundation for Water Education’s Emerging Leader Award. This prestigious award is given to up-and-coming leaders working to educate Coloradans on our state’s most finite and precious resource: water. But, for those of us who know Drew, his leadership has long been on display on… Read more »


Outdoor Water Use Is Where the Action Is

Blog | by Drew Beckwith

Should we be watering lawns with our drinking water? As our water-strapped region seeks to balance growing populations in our cities with the needs of our world-class rivers, the future of urban water conservation efforts will increasingly be focused on outdoor water use.