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Red Mountain Mining District Tour Guide tells The Watch about historical sights

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

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UWP Fall 2016 Newsletter… sampling and remediating water quality in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado

Happy Fall Colors! Students are back in school. Temperatures are dropping. Plants are preparing for winter. Water flows have decreased dramatically. At the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), we are finishing up some mine remediation and water sampling projects, after a … Continue reading

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Dallas Creek Water Company Completes Water Source Protection Plan

The Dallas Creek Water Company, which provides domestic water to residents and commercial users on Log Hill Mesa above Ridgway, completed its first Water Source Protection Plan in August. Funded through a $5,000 Development and Implementation Grant from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Montrose Daily Press photographs UWP appreciating our lake

Volunteers from the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership participated in Lake Appreciation Day at Ridgway State Park on Saturday, July 16, providing information about the watershed and sharing a little Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed music.

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Plaindealer features 2016 summer mine remediation work

Projects use creative techniques to mitigate mine pollution by Tori Sheets tori@ouraynews.com      Sneffels Creek will run more clearly after completion of a bank stabilization project designed to divert the creek away from mine tailings at the abandoned Atlas Mill. The mill … Continue reading

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