Join our Board of Directors!

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Are you passionate about protecting the long-term sustainability of the Upper Colorado River Watershed? Do you have experience in the wild, wild world of Colorado water law, knowledge of watershed management techniques, or the drive and enthusiasm to help steer your local watershed group forward?

If so, we need YOU!

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Upper Colorado River Watershed Group Welcomes New Kawuneeche Group

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The Upper Colorado River Watershed Group is excited to announce our first partnership project with the newly-formed Kawuneeche Group, which focuses on a subwatershed within the UCRWG target area.

The Kawuneeche Group promotes watershed awareness and conservation in the North Fork of the Colorado River (NFCR), including the Kawuneeche Valley in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), and has identified its area of focus with our 2018 Watershed Resiliency Plan.

The Kawuneeche Group will focus on implementing local restoration projects based in scientific research and technological findings while conducting community outreach, engagement, and education efforts.

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Tips for Fly Fishing in Warmer Waters

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Fly fishing is a popular summer pastime in the high Rockies, woven into both the social and economic fabric of countless towns throughout Colorado. Yet a hot, dry summer is stressing our local watersheds and with over two thirds of the state currently experiencing drought conditions, Colorado Parks & Wildlife has implemented a number of voluntary fishing closures over the summer months. Read More

Watershed Snapshot

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UCRWG is excited to release our first-ever Upper Colorado River Watershed Snapshot, providing real-time modeling of stream flows in the Upper Colorado River watershed for August 1, 2018. This is a crucial first step in locally-based watershed modeling, allowing for a watershed-scale perspective on how water demands from both the Eastern and Western slopes are putting stress on the headwaters of the Upper Colorado River.

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