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The Best Paddling Adventures in the West

Colorado and its neighbors may not have access to open water, but they're hotbeds for paddle sports of all kinds nonetheless.

5280

May 2017

From the Editor

Features

River Revival

River advocates recently secured nearly $8 million to revitalize roughly 30 miles of the Colorado River headwaters. It’s the largest such restoration ever attempted on this stretch of the Centennial State’s signature waterway, and it required nothing short of a miracle to pull off: a truce between sworn enemies.

The Investment Bank

A small facility in Fort Collins is home to one of the world’s largest curated seed collections. The lab could save our food supply in the case of a disaster—but only if the federal government continues to fund it.

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