Funding & Project Partners

Thank you to all of our great partners! With special appreciation for our funding organizations:

Telluride Foundation

Town of Ridgway

Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment

Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety

The Liquor Store

Ross Reels

RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service

Montrose Anglers

City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism

San Juan Mountain Runners

Frank L. Massard Trust

Coburn Family Fund of the Community First Foundation

Todd W. Hoffman Foundation

BeP EarthWise Foundation

Trout Unlimited

Western Anglers

Scott Fly Rods

Gunnison Gorge Anglers

Dead Drift Fly

Duane Hada

Ridgway RiverFest Sponsors

and our many generous individual and business donors and members!


• Alpine Archaeological Consultants

• Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety

• Colorado River Watch

• Colorado River Water Conservation District

• Colorado Watershed Assembly

• Colorado Water Conservation Board – Colorado Healthy Rivers Fund

• Mountain Studies Institute

• Ouray County

• Ouray Historical Society

• Ouray Silver Mines, Inc.

• Research Services

• Ridgway-Ouray Community Council

• Ridgway School District

• Ridgway State Park

San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference Partners & Sponsors

• Shavano Conservation District

• Shearwater LLC

• Town of Ridgway

• Trust for Land Restoration

• U.S. Bureau of Land Management

• U.S. Forest Service

• Western Stream Works

• Women’s Club of Ouray County


• Black Canyon Regional Land Trust
• City of Ouray
• Colorado Parks and Wildlife
• Colorado Watershed Conservation Board
• Friends of the River Uncompahgre
• MOSAIC Community Project
• Ouray County Weed Department
• Ouray School District
• Selenium Task Force
• Trout Unlimited
• Tri-County Water Conservancy District
• U.S. Geological Survey
• Western Colorado Congress

Western Hardrock Watershed Team

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