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 312019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 31Feb 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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The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership thanks the many, many people who made the 9th annual Ridgway RiverFest on June 25, 2016, into a fantastic and memorable day on the banks and in the water of the Uncompahgre River at Rollans Park … Continue reading
GLIDE BACK INTO HISTORY: HISTORIAN LEADS RED MOUNTAIN MINING DISTRICT TOUR Special to the Mirror from the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership RED MOUNTAIN–More than 12 million dollars in silver ore was produced by the Yankee Girl Mine up Red Mountain Pass … Continue reading
Heavy Metal Pollution Diverted from Uncompahgre River By Tanya Ishikawa, UWP Communications Coordinator RIDGWAY-The Uncompahgre River should be running a little bit cleaner this fall after contaminated water flows from abandoned mines were remediated this summer. The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), … Continue reading
“I’m a water guy…anything that deals with water, fish and wildlife.” “I want the county to grow in a well thought out manner, not chaotic growth. … We need to be vigilant and proactive; not reactive.” – quotes from Dennis Murphy … Continue reading