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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Though this article shared some important information about the problem of heavy metals in the local watershed, the photo that appeared with the article was inaccurately described as the Uncompahgre River.In fact, it was a photo of Red Mountain Creek, an … Continue reading
(from the Uncompahgre Watershed Plan 2013) The topography of the Uncompahgre Watershed is highly varied, ranging from snow capped mountains to barren desert lands. Major landforms include the Uncompahgre River Valley, the Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, the San Juan Mountains to the south, and the Gunnison uplift and Adobe badlands on … Continue reading
Last Thursday the Ridgway 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders spend a day in the snow and sun at Top of the Pines. Students rotated between stations on: snow science, using a compass, cross country skiing, winter ecology and snowshoeing, and … Continue reading
River Watch this month was busy for the UWP and our volunteers. We’d like to thank Dudely and Sharon Case for collecting River Watch samples at three of our four sites. Thank you! At our site in the Town of … Continue reading