We’re excited to be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day here at UCRWG!
While we sadly cannot gather to celebrate the unique beauty of planet Earth due to COVID-19, we can hold vigil in our hearts and in our homes and take time to reflect on what we truly value and love about this pale blue dot we all call Home.
Here at UCRWG, we find that listening to the babble of an alpine stream or pondering the depths of a mountain lake can help restore our strength and sanity when the world begins to feel like too much. Yet these ecosystems that we cherish and depend on are fragile and facing increasing encroachment from human development and the impacts of climate change.
That’s why we are still working hard to establish a robust watershed group to help protect and restore the Upper Colorado River. Watershed groups are proven to improve local water quality – and we want to bring those benefits and protections to the watershed that we call home.
As a newly-established grassroots nonprofit, community support and word-of-mouth are vital to our existence – we need YOU in order to keep doing what we do, and to do even more for the Upper Colorado River watershed.
Community support is critical for grant funding, with every grant that we apply for looking for evidence of in-kind donations from the local community.