UWP Board Meetings

Open to Public: Monthly* on 2nd Thursday 4-6 p.m.

UWP Office, 133 N Lena St. #3A, Ridgway, CO

* Please contact UWP to confirm meeting date and time if you plan to attend. Some meetings may be rescheduled or cancelled based on necessity. The August 2019 meeting has been cancelled.

Snowshoeing in the Red Mountain Mining District

February 2020, Red Mountain Pass

A guided tour to Yankee Girl Mine and nearby ghost towns, led by the Ouray County Historical Society. More information by the end of 2019.

Fly Fishing Film Tour

March 2020, Ridgway, Colorado

A celebration of fly fishing and fundraiser for UWP.

Information coming by the end of 2019.


Love Your Gorge

​Sat., ​September ​28​, 2019, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Uncompahgre River Gorge

Volunteer with the Ouray Ice Park and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership to make improvements to the riparian areas of the Uncompahgre River Gorge in Ouray. Then, enjoy a picnic and party to celebrate our efforts.

2019 San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference & Innovation Expo

Changing Approaches, Silverton, Colorado, Sept. 24-26, 2019

For information, go to mountainstudies.org/expo

12th annual Ridgway RiverFest

Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.,Rollans Park, Ridgway
To find out about the fun, free outdoor festival for the whole family, go to ridgwayriverfest.org

Adopt-A-Park Clean Up at Rollans Park, Ridgway

Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 9 a.m. – 12 noon

Three Streams, Three Mines & Many Stakeholders: A Report on 2014-2017 Water Quality Improvement Projects

Thursday, November 8​, 2018; 6:30-8 p.m.

Funded by a Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Non-Point Source Grant, the stream quality improvement projects were completed in 2017 next to three legacy mines, Atlas, Vernon and Michael Breen. UWP Technical Advisor Ashley Bembenek will share information about what was accomplished. Refreshments will be available, donated by Safeway.