The Cross-Eyed Possum, band for the 2024 Ridgway RiverFest

2024 Ridgway RiverFest Sponsorship Deadline May 15


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) staff and board sincerely thank the businesses and individuals who have already responded to our sponsor outreach this winter. Pamela and Tanya started emailing sponsors in February and we already…

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KNOW YOUR STREAMFLOW: Measuring streamflow


An irrigator needs to know if sufficient water is available to open a ditch. A rafter would like to know if a certain river can be run. A reservoir manager needs to know when and…

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stillshot of four fly fishermen sitting on gravel beach next to river in film "Rods, Reels and Reality on the Soca" in Fly Fishing Film Tour 2024

Stoke excitement for fly fishing and support Uncompahgre River restoration


The Uncompahgre River delivers the natural habitat surrounded by a photogenic landscape that is popular with anglers, and yet segments of the river and many of its tributaries are not populated by fish or aquatic…

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KNOW YOUR STREAMFLOW: How streamflow affects wildlife


Prehistoric birds are nesting among us. Thanks to the flowing waters of the Uncompahgre River that feeds into the Gunnison River, the great blue heron lives year-round in Ouray County.  A great blue heron. Photo…

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