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The Cache la Poudre River is in Trouble
and Needs Your Help!

Numerous threats endanger the Cache la Poudre River, most importantly the proposed Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP). This huge water storage project and its two proposed reservoirs (Glade and Galeton) will drain ever more water from this already endangered river. This project is not a sustainable solution to Colorado's growing water problems and better alternatives are available.

Save the Poudre is determined to stop the NISP project. But more importantly, our ultimate goal is to restore the Cache la Poudre River to a healthy and vibrant condition.

You can help!

"For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports. We have been quick to assume rights to use water but slow to recognize obligations to preserve and protect it... in short, we need a water ethic -- a guide to right conduct in the face of complex decisions about natural systems we do not and cannot fully understand."
~Sandra Postel (Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, 1997)
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