Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunity

Beat the Heat by Wading in the Water at the Ridgway RiverFest, June 25

As Colorado temperatures reach into the high 90s and beyond, everyone from toddlers to retirees can take refuge from the heat at the coolest place on the Western Slope this Saturday – the Ridgway RiverFest. Festival goers will be treated … Continue reading

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2013 Rollans Park Round-Up

This last Thursday Adam Johnson’s shop class from the Ridgway Secondary School, finished out the last tasks to be done in Rollans park before winter set in.  The students put in 30 feet of split rail fence, sanded and stained … Continue reading

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10 Bags of Weeds Collected for Pulling for Colorado

Volunteers gathered at the Ouray Visitor’s Center last Saturday to learn how to identify and get rid of noxious weeds.  Ouray County Weed Manager Ron Mabry led the day’s expedition as volunteers looked for: Chinese clematis, myrtle spurge, and absinth … Continue reading

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Planting Pines at Top of the Pines

Yesterday we had a great time planting pines at the Top of the Pines open space preserve and retreat.  Last year the area lost some trees to an infestation which needed to be removed.  This year Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership worked … Continue reading

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