The Upper Colorado River Watershed Group is working under a two-year US Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART grant awarded to Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge with a technical team led by Grand Environmental...
NEW! Janury 19th 2018 – Where are we now?
UCRWG is now in year 2 of the WaterSMART grant from the US Bureau of Reclamation. Grant funding from WaterSMART is $100,000 in total through Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge serving as our fiscal agent. Grand Environmental Services is subcontracted to lead our technical team.
In year 1 Shadowcliff team guided 5 public “community conversations,” consilidated findings, and formed the Watershed Group Board. The technical teamstudied watershed conditions and opportunities, drafted guiding supporting documents for organization of a non-profit, and researched grant funding.
So far in year 2 the UCRWG board has met twice and the technical team is exploring project concepts and grant strategy with board guidance.
February 25, 2017 – Mountain Parks Electric Community Room, Granby, CO.
UCRWG team will present findings from 2016 and introduce next steps. All interested are encouraged to attend.This meeting will build upon the groundwork from the 2016 community conversations, but it is not necessary to have attended one of these events. **Light refreshments & coffee will be provided.**
We want to include ALL stakeholders — Citizens of Grand County, Hydroelectric Production, Livestock Grazing, Timber Production, Recreation, Irrigated Agriculture, Environmental Groups, Municipalities, Private Property Owners, National, State, and Local Agencies, etc…. YOU!
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Thanks to all who participated in the Community Conversations in Fall 2016. We encourage everyone within the community that values our watershed to join us February 25th for another facilitated conversation about our findings and how to move forward.