Author Archives: UWP Communications

Red Mountain Mining District Tour Guide tells The Watch about historical sights

Hike into history Winter tour to visit former mining sites, ghost towns By JUSTIN CRIADO, Associate Editor, The Watch Don Paulson brings books to life. No, he’s not a magician or some type of “Pagemaster” practitioner. Paulson — curator of … Continue reading

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UWP reports on 2017 Hydrodam Sediment Release Study

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) has completed its first report for the Ouray Hydrodam Sediment Release Study, detailing the water quality impacts of the annual release into the Uncompahgre River. Due to the release’s increased flows and concentrations of heavy … Continue reading

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Ridgway Updated Proposed Ordinance on River District Development

As a public service to inform the public of pending local legislation impacting the future of the Uncompahgre River, UWP is providing this link to the Oct. 13, 2017 version of “An Ordinance Of The Town Of Ridgway, Colorado Amending … Continue reading

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TMDL 2017-18

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is hosting meetings to bring together local stakeholders with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to partner in a process of determining the level of pollutants in local water sources, to provide direction for … Continue reading

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UWP volunteers share watershed lessons at five community events

In May and June 2017, volunteers with the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership attended five different events around the watershed where they shared lessons and games about water ecology with youth of all ages from elementary to high school. The volunteers spent … Continue reading

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