UWP mine remediation projects noted in Good Samaritan Law article


No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon…

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Thank you for your generosity during our 2015 year-end fundraising campaigns.


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership Board and staff would like to thank everyone who contributed to making our year-end fundraising campaign a big success – $6,450 was raised for our nonprofit. Through our membership drive, we…

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Guided Snowshoe & Nordic Ski Tour into Mining District Article in Ouray Plaindealer


Winter tour offers chance to glide back into history by Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and Ouray County Historical Society are partnering up to offer adventurous snowshoers and cross country skiers an opportunity to explore a few historical mines in…

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Winter Mining District Tour article in Montrose Mirror


GLIDE BACK INTO HISTORY: HISTORIAN LEADS RED MOUNTAIN MINING DISTRICT TOUR Special to the Mirror from the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership RED MOUNTAIN–More than 12 million dollars in silver ore was produced by the Yankee Girl…

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