Since 1999, we have been building partnerships to protect our most important natural resource in Colorado: our water.
The Colorado Watershed Assembly's mission is to provide support for collaborative efforts among diverse stakeholders to protect and improve the conservation values of land, water, and other natural resources of Colorado's watersheds.
Some Recent Achievements
- The Colorado Healthy Rivers Fund (CHRF) was reauthorized in 2015 through the efforts of the Colorado Watershed Assembly staff and member organizations.
- In 2015, the River Watch Program cultivated a number of new partnerships - with the US Fish and Wildife Service, the US Forest Service, Colorado Trout Unlimited, and Rotary, among other groups.
- In 2014, River Watch collaborated with the Water Quality Control Division to collect macroinvertebrates (bugs) in 20 of their 25 priority sites.
- In 2013, the Colorado Watershed Assembly assisted the Chatfield Watershed Authority by facilitating the stakeholder meeting process for the Chatfield Watershed Plan. The plan can be found on their website.