UWP is a 501(c)(3) organization where your donations help fund water quality restoration and education projects in the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed.
Upcoming EventsFeb9Sat9:00 am 2019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 132019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 13Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pmA fun, guided tour to Yankee Girl Mine with the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and the Ouray County Historical Society Who can come: Everyone of all ages, as long as parents accompany children. Registration is required; releases … Continue reading →
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WATER IS LIFE! But our watershed needs help – water quality is degraded by pollution from abandoned mine wastes, and periods of drought threaten our ranches and environment. Please support the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership as we and our partners continue … Continue reading
The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is very thankful to Ouray resident Mark Anderson and the leadership of the La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church of Scottsdale, Arizona for lending us the youth on their annual summer adventure and service trip in … Continue reading
Results from UWP’s recent water quality testing in the Uncompahgre River showed periodic increased arsenic levels (known to cause cancer) as well as other toxic heavy metals. Wells, if properly constructed, should not be affected by bodies of surface water … Continue reading
Thank you to the media in southwest Colorado for picking up the news about UWP’s 2nd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit, organized by Ross Reels and RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service. From the Montrose Mirror: … Continue reading
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