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Western Drought

Attack Of The Tumbleweeds!

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green

ORDWAY, Colo. (AP) — Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation c...

California's Drought Is So Bad, You Can See It From Space

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

Though California has seen some rain this month, the desperately needed precipitation is sadly just a drop in the bucket of the state's year-long drou...

West Coast Drought Has Bears Ditching Hibernation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UPDATE: According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there is insufficient evidence to support the claim that the warmer weather is ca...

Robin Wilkey

California Governor Declares Drought Emergency | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO -- California Gov. Jerry Brown spoke to reporters on Friday morning to declare a drought emergency for the state, which had its driest y...

Drought Leads To Disaster Declarations In 11 States

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal officials have designated portions of 11 drought-ridden western and central states as primary natural disaster areas, highl...