Unearth the Turf: Outdoor Water Savings

So, you’ve decided to cut back on your indoor water use – by upgrading your toilet, swapping out showerheads, shutting off the faucets when brushing, and however else possible. That’s great, but Coloradans on average use about 50 percent of their water outdoors on a yearly basis. For perspective, visualize a long trip across the Read More

Replacing Turf with a Low-Water Garden

Here in Colorado, we live in a high desert climate where water is a hot commodity. 80% of our population lives on the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains while only 20% of Colorado’s water is actually available there. With populations expected to multiply in the Front Range in the coming years, we need to Read More

Tool Library lends a hand (saw)

BOULDER, CO – Local residents thinking about their next home improvement project have two new, eco-friendly options for saving money thanks to a nonprofit conservation program. The public is invited to a community Tool Sale this Saturday, March 24 where hundreds of donated power tools, saws, drills, shovels, weed whackers, lawnmowers, and more will be Read More

Garden In A Box xeriscape program attracts hummingbirds, honeybees, & homeowners

DENVER – With spring landscape season nearly here, Denver-area families are participating in water conservation programs at a scorching pace, according to Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Boulder. Three times as many families have reserved drought-tolerant Garden In A Box kits this month – that’s 2200 xeriscape gardens in just two weeks – compared Read More

Center for ReSource Conservation is now Resource Central

We’re excited to announce that the nonprofit Center for ReSource Conservation has shortened our name to Resource Central. It reflects how we’ve become a community hub for high-impact conservation programs, helping nearly 500,000 families improve their homes, conserve natural resources, and save money. And we’re just getting started. We’re seeing significant growth in our programs because 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