Category Archives: Media Mentions

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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Thank you for an outstanding 2016 Ridgway RiverFest!

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

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UWP Volunteers make Ouray Plaindealer Front Page

Volunteers at the Rollans Park Adopt-A-Park Clean-up Activity were featured on the front page of the May 12, 2016 edition of the Ouray County Plaindealer. Thank you to JoAnne Williams, Jen Parker, Gayle Veum, Richard Niemeier, Tanya Ishikawa, Dave Jones, and Judi Chamberlin for coming out on … Continue reading

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UWP mine remediation projects noted in Good Samaritan Law article

No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon as they start cleaning them. … Continue reading

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