The Upper Colorado River Watershed Group is GROWING!
We are looking to add new talent and fresh perspectives to our Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors is actively involved in organizational governance, program development and implementation, overseeing our annual budget and meeting fundraising goals, and navigating UCRWG into the future. Board members are all volunteers who are passionate about preserving and restoring the health, beauty and sustainability of the Upper Colorado River for generations to come.
We are looking for a variety of skills to fill multiple Board vacancies, with a strong emphasis on looking for candidates with prior fundraising experience or an eagerness to jump into the world of nonprofit fundraising. We would also LOVE to connect with candidates with nonprofit management skills or a professional background in Colorado Water Law.
UCRWG gives a hearty THANK YOU to our new project sponsors, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
We are excited to announce that we’ll be rolling up our sleeves and getting to work this summer on some much-needed restoration projects along the North Fork!
It was the hard work and dedication of UCRWG Vice President and Grand Lake resident Ken Fucik that secured the $190K grant to promote wildfire restoration along the North Fork of the Colorado River (NFCR). CDPHE identified UCRWG as a local, grassroots organization well-positioned to help local private and municipal stakeholders grapple with post-wildfire restoration.
Working with Estella Moore and the CDPHE Nonpoint Source Pollution Management (NPS) Program, funding will be used to bolster ongoing UCRWG efforts in the NFCR watershed northwest of Grand Lake. Colorado’s NPS Program blends Federal and State regulations with industry Best Management Practices (BMPs) to meet cost-effective goals.
UCRWG will be helping local stakeholders implement watershed-based BMPs, including: