Standing Up Against Injustice

It’s been 57 years since Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his historic “I Have A Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. It was during those tumultuous times that Dr. King declared “we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt”. Today, with the worldwide protests calling out Read More

Earth Day: Now More Than Ever

On behalf of the team at Resource Central, we sincerely hope that this Earth Day message finds you and your loved ones healthy and comforted by the rejuvenation that comes with the springtime. We are filled with gratitude by the outpouring of support for our staff and conservation programs throughout this crisis. Over the past Read More

Resource Central’s COVID-19 Response: Putting Conservation and Safety into Action

Resource Central is prioritizing health and safety for staff and program participants in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are closely monitoring CDC & public health department guidance and are actively incorporating their recommendations into our conservation programs and operations: Waterwise Seminars: Transitioned all seminars to online webinars. Here is the schedule. Garden In A Read More

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