Category Archives: News & Updates

2018-19 Membership Drive

WATER IS LIFE! But our watershed needs help – water quality is degraded by pollution from abandoned mine wastes, and periods of drought threaten our ranches and environment. Please support the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership as we and our partners continue … Continue reading

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Arizona church youth group volunteers in Ridgway

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is very thankful to Ouray resident Mark Anderson and the leadership of the La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church of Scottsdale, Arizona for lending us the youth on their annual summer adventure and service trip in … Continue reading

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Free Private Well Water Sampling in Six County Area

Results from UWP’s recent water quality testing in the Uncompahgre River showed periodic increased arsenic levels (known to cause cancer) as well as other toxic heavy metals. Wells, if properly constructed, should not be affected by bodies of surface water … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit

Thank you to the media in southwest Colorado for picking up the news about UWP’s 2nd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit, organized by Ross Reels and RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service. From the Montrose Mirror: … Continue reading

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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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