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 STREAMFLOW: Stream gauges


The most common instrument or gauge for measuring streamflow is one like that used by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS stream gauge provides continuous measurements of streamflow in cubic feet per second (cfs),…

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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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New Mine Site Remediation Presentation on UWP’s Youtube channel


On July 18, UWP Technical Coordinator Ashley Bembenek spoke about “Mine Site Remediation in the Uncompahgre River’s Headwaters” at the Evenings of History series at the Wright Opera House. The Ouray County Historical Society, which…

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