An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder

Videos and photos: Green Mountain Reservoir and Colorado/Blue confluence drone flight, October 2019

View this gallery for high-resolution downloads » This page features drone-captured imagery of Green Mountain Reservoir and the confluence of the Colorado River and Blue River, near...

Photos: Colorado River headwaters flight, October 2019

This photo gallery features images shot during a Lighthawk flight to the Colorado River headwaters and surrounding areas. The flight began at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, proceeded...

Video and photos: Captain Jack Mill drone flight, July 2019

This photo gallery contains images taken by drone for our story on acid mine drainage in Colorado, which featured the Captain Jack Mill Superfund site near Ward, Colorado. DateJuly 18,...
Gross Dam aerial. Photo by Mitch Tobin

Photos: Gross Reservoir aerials, May 2019

This photo gallery features images shot during a Lighthawk aerial photo flight over Gross Dam and Reservoir, west of Boulder. Denver Water has proposed raising the dam by 131...

Photos: Colorado River and tributaries, April 2019

This photo gallery features images shot during a road trip along the Colorado River and two of its tributaries in Colorado: the Blue River and White River. DateApril...
Drone view of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Photo by Mitch Tobin

Video and photos: Colorado River drone footage near Moab

This page features drone-captured footage and photos of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. The imagery shows the Colorado as it approaches Moab, with State Route 128 bordering the river. After...

Photos: Front Range aerials, May 2019

This photo gallery features images shot during a Lighthawk aerial tour of water-related sites along Colorado's Front Range. After departing from Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, the flight...
The Colorado River, near Radium, Colorado. Photo by Mitch Tobin

Videos and photos: Colorado River drone flight, August 2019

This page features drone-captured footage and photos of the Colorado River, near Radium, Colorado. The imagery shows the Colorado River after it emerges from Gore Canyon, a popular whitewater rafting...