Drought in the West

Recent storms good news for grasslands

April 16, 2013
Colorado ranchers and farmers drew a collective sigh of relief this week as storms dropped much-needed rain and heavy, wet snow across the state. Statewide snowpack levels are at 77 percent of the median and 203 percent of last year.

It's difficult to say how this will impact Colorado water supplies later this summer but as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh found out, it's great news for grasslands.
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