Water Economics In Colorado: Supply and Demand

The Center for ReSource Conservation puts conservation into action through a portfolio of conservation programs. Whether we are reclaiming building materials towards a zero-waste community at ReSource or saving water by upgrading the Pre Rinse Spray Valve at your favorite restaurant, CRC is out there, in your community, making us all more sustainable. When it Read More

Notes from a Nonprofit Nerd: The Balance in Abundance

According to numerology, 2015 is a year of the number 8. Eight is the symbol of abundance, which many of us are keen to associate with money and power. In the conservation community, abundance is understood a bit differently. Characterized by words like balance, new notions of abundance are evolving alongside the ethics of sustainability. Read More

2015 Watershed Summit

On Jan 21st, 8am-4:30pm, the Boulder County Consortium of Cities, in conjunction with Boulder County, is hosting the 2015 Watershed Summit in Longmont, CO. More than 150 professionals from water utilities, educators, public officials, and water experts are registered to attend. Panels will discuss identifying gaps, strategies and innovative solutions related to water planning and the connection between water and energy to the Read More

Old Wood Soul tables a labor of love for Denver newlyweds

Denver Post, Emilie Rusch In September, a young Colorado couple got hitched. Rather than buying or renting tables to match their rustic decor, Laura and Dave rolled up their sleeves and built the table of their dreams – out of reclaimed fence wood. Now that their table company, Old Wood Soul, is off and running, Read More


Notes From a Nonprofit Nerd

I love December. In the nonprofit world, it’s YEAR-END! (in my mind it’s always in shouty capitals), and the stakes are high. 30% of annual giving is conducted in December, so we’re all out there, crafting and refining our “pitch,” looking for that magic phrase that will inspire you and motivate you to offer your Read More

Is This Thing On?

Welcome to the maiden voyage of the Center for ReSource Conservation blog! We are so excited to be starting a dialogue within our community about the important issues of sustainability and conservation. We intend this new website and blog to facilitate ideas, creativity, and engagement. We’re listening and learning, and we hope you are too! Read More

Free audits aim to help Broomfield residents be water-wise

Bettge, who lives in the McKay Landing neighborhood, has already done a lot to her home in order to make it energy- and water-efficient. On a cool Monday morning, she was tackling the efficiency of her outdoor sprinkler system. She was worried it was spraying too much water onto her sidewalk and not enough on her grass and tree-lined Read More