Wetlands in Ironton area of Red Mountain Pass in Ouray County

Looking for Volunteers to Help Monitor Rare Plants


Join a citizen science effort to monitor rare plant populations and plant communities. Training will be provided. Most of this work will involve looking for plants in Ouray County. There may also be opportunities to…

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Know Your Watershed: Measuring Streamflow


A reservoir manager needs to know when and how much water to release.  A city manager needs to know how much water is available for new growth. An irrigator needs to know if sufficient water…

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Know Your Watershed: Streamflows & 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. How would this species be…

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Seeking Sponsors & Volunteers for 2022 Ridgway RiverFest


The Ridgway RiverFest returns to its usual early summer date in 2022. Plan to join us to celebrate the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed on Saturday, June 25, at Rollans Park in Ridgway, Colo. This annual…

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