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…

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Alpine Environmental Consultants supports UWP with technical expertise


Welcome, Alpine Environmental Consultants! For the past few months, UWP has been able to study, plan and implement projects with the new assistance of Alpine Environmental Consultants (AEC). The Crested Butte-based firm specializes in watershed…

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Ridgway Draft Ordinance on River Corridor Development Regulations


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 Aug. 9, 2017 version of “An Ordinance Of The…

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The Watch features Mining Reclamation cover story


Evolution of Mining: Site remediation efforts protect people and water By Tanya Ishikawa, Special to The Watch Silver and gold. Lead and zinc. Fortune seekers have been excavating the San Juan Mountains for 150 years…

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