Category Archives: News & Updates

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 to extract profitable, shiny minerals. … Continue reading

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UWP samples sediment and water after Ouray Hydrodam’s 2017 spring reservoir release

UWP project coordinator Agnieszka Przeszlowska, Jeff Litteral of the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety and UWP Board Member Dennis Murphy spent the weekend of March 18-19, 2017, sampling water and sediment at several locations along the Uncompahgre River. … Continue reading

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$3,000 raised by Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit co-hosted by RIGS, Trout Unlimited and UWP

Check out a few articles about the benefit and the project that the raised funds will support. Alternative Power proposes panel permit simplification by Dalton Carver, dalton@ouraynews.com The building permit process for solar panel construction may change, after testimony from … Continue reading

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UWP seeks part-time watershed improvement project manager

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ridgway, Colorado, is seeking a qualified person or entity to fill a part-time contract position to develop, manage and implement new watershed improvement projects in Ouray County, Colorado. By necessity, the … Continue reading

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Generosity is as fun as skiing! Please donate on Telluride Gives Day 12.15.16

Show your love for UWP on Telluride Gives Day On Dec. 15, 2016, the Telluride Foundation has once again provided a fabulous way for every single citizen to conveniently donate to the Uncompahgre Water-shed Partnership (UWP) and other local nonprofits. Through … Continue reading

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