UWP Board Meetings
Open to Public: Monthly* on 2nd Thursday 4-6 p.m.
Meetings on Zoom until further notice
* Please contact UWP to confirm meeting date and time if you plan to attend. Some meetings may be rescheduled or cancelled based on necessity.
Meet Your Watershed: Water Quality Monitoring & Remediation
Wed., April 28, 5-6 p.m. (click on link above for information and registration)
Uncompahgre River Cleanup, south Montrose
Sat., May 15, 9 – 11 a.m.
Join a grassroots citizens group on Colorado Public Lands Day to clean alongside the Uncompahgre River, meeting at the south end of Montrose, near the dead on Ogden Street (past Home Depot). Email for information to email@example.com. Pre-registration is not required.
Ouray County Weed Pull at Rollans Park
Sat., May 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join the Ouray County Vegetation Department and UWP on the banks of the Uncompahgre River at Rollans Park in Ridgway to remove invasive plants that are crowding out native species. We will also be picking up litter and branches, to get the park ready for the summer crowds. To sign up, email Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Your Watershed: Water Infrastructure
Wed., May 26, 5-6 p.m.
(click on link above for information and registration)
Meet Your Watershed: Irrigation Efficiency Field Trip
date and time TBD
Meet Your Watershed: Drinking Water
Wed., June 23, 5-6 p.m.
Meet Your Watershed: Water Scarcity
Wed., July 28, 5-6 p.m.
Annual Ridgway RiverFest
Sat. August 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Love Your Gorge
Sat., September 18, 2021, Uncompahgre River Gorge
Volunteer work day and picnic with the Ouray Ice Park and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership
San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference
Thu.-Fri., Sept. 23-24, Telluride, Colo.
For information, go to mountainstudies.org/sjmrc
Unc River Cleanup at Pa-Co-Chu-Puk
October, Date & Time announced this summer!
Cleanup at Ridgway State Park.
2020 San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference
Globally Online, Sept. 21-23, 2020
Theme: Adaptive Capacity in Uncertain Times. For information, go to mountainstudies.org/sjmrc
Fly Fishing Film Tour – 2020 Digital Event
Thursday, Aug. 27 – Wednesday, Sept. 2
San Juan Mountains Wildflower Walk
guided by wildflower guidebook author Mary Menz
CANCELLED in 2020: See you in 2021! @ Rollans Park, Ridgway
To find out about the fun, free outdoor festival for the whole family, go to ridgwayriverfest.org.
Adopt-A-Park Tree Planting & Clean Up at Rollans Park, Ridgway
Saturdays, May 30 & June 13, 2020 @ 9 a.m. – 12 noon.
Join UWP for a volunteer work morning at Rollans Park, picking up litter and branches, to make it a great place to visit.
Winter Wildlife Tour at Brown Mountain
March 7, 2020, Red Mountain Pass
A guided tour by cross country skis (or snowshoes) to learn about winter wildlife in the watershed, led by Steve Boyles.
Snowshoeing in the Red Mountain Mining District
February 22, 2020, Red Mountain Pass
A guided tour to Yankee Girl Mine and nearby ghost towns, led by the Ouray County Historical Society.