Drone Photos

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Shadow Mountain Reservoir, with a white film on the surface from the coagulation of dissolved organic carbon (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth in the North Fork (June 7, 2021)

 

Discharge from the North Fork into Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

Sediment runoff from the North Fork and coagulation of dissolved organic carbon into a white film (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth and coagulation of dissolved organic carbon on Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

North Fork River (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth in Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth and coagulation of dissolved organic carbon into a white film on the surface of Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth in Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth and sediment runoff from the North Fork into Shadow Mountain Reservoir (June 7, 2021)

 

Weed growth and white film from coagulation of dissolved organic carbon (June 7, 2021)

 

A closer look at the dissolved organic carbon on the surface of SMR (June 7, 2021)

 

White film on the surface of Shadow Mountain Reservoir from coagulation of dissolved organic carbon (June 7, 2021)

 

Melting ice on Shadow Mountain Reservoir (April 27, 2021)

 

Weed and algae growth along the shore (May 26, 2021)

 

Weed growth along the shore (May 26, 2021)

 

Water in channel between islands (May 26, 2021)

 

Ice remaining in SMR (May 26, 2021)

 

Side channel between islands in SMR (April 27, 2021)

 

Weed growth in the North Fork (April 27, 2021)

 

Weed growth (April 27, 2021)

 

Discharge from pumping (April 27, 2021)

 

Weed patch in the North Fork (April 27, 2021)

 

Weed growth in the North Fork River (April 27, 2021)

 

Spring melt (April 27, 2021)

 

Spring melt in the Three Lakes region (April 27, 2021)

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Winter 2021: Forming New Alliances and Wildfire Recovery

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Aerial view of snow and ice forming on Shadow Mountain Reservoir early in November 2020, captured with our drone. UCRWG has been using drone technology to document changing conditions in the Upper Colorado River. 

 

Happy February! 

Before we dive into our winter newsletter, we'd like to take a moment to ask you all to join us in a snow dance. The Upper Colorado River basin was falling well below average for snowpack at the end of January, measuring only 68 percent of normal. Even with last week's storm, we're still well below average.

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