The River Talks: Waterwise Gardening in Colorado

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Waterwise Landscaping: Growing Beautiful Gardens in Colorado

JOIN US for an evening of tips, tricks and best horticultural practices from ANNIE BARROW, manager of Denver Botanic Gardens Horticulture Outreach Programs. An expert in waterwise garden design for the mountain west, Annie’s talk will center on plant selection, planting design and soil amendments to create vibrant and flourishing drought-tolerant, low-water landscapes in the Colorado Rockies and Front Range. An engaging and vibrant public speaker, Annie is sure to have something new to learn for everyone – from the seasoned gardener to those getting their hands dirty for the first time!

North Fork Watershed Assessment Map

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North Fork of the Colorado River Post-Wildfire Restoration Assessment

Thanks to the generous support of the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program and Grand County nonprofit Fire on the Mountain, UCRWG is excited to release our in-depth Watershed Assessment and Considerations for Restoration report. Based on work conducted throughout summer 2022, the interactive Story Map allows local landowners and Colorado River basin stakeholders learn more about how the 2020 East Troublesome Fire impacted the North Fork of the Colorado River through an interactive map that lets users zoom into areas of interest and recommendations on restoration strategies. Check it out by clicking on the link below!

❄ Wrapping up 2022 in the Upper CO River Watershed ❄

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🥳 Cheers to a great year! 🥳

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2023 from all of us here at UCRWG! 🥂

Whew! 2022 certainly flew by and what a year it was! We had a productive year here at UCRWG, monitoring conditions along the North Fork, helping local landowners impacted by the East Troublesome Fire implement restoration projects, educating kids and adults alike about the importance of watershed health, and providing detailed comments on the 2023 Water Plan from the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

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