Announcements Late January

 The North Fork of the South Platte River near Bailey, Colo. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Photo taken: 3/8/2009.

The North Fork of the South Platte River near Bailey, Colo. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Photo taken: 3/8/2009.

Partners of the Outdoors presents the opportunity to present at Advancing Colorado by Investing in the Outdoors. Submit your 2018 Partner of the outdoor conference session proposal for the conference taking place May 9th-11th, 2018. Submit this Conference Session Proposal including speaker bios and head shots by the deadline of January 31, 2018. Find more information HERE.

Otter spotted eating trout at Colorado toxic mine site raises hope for new kind of cleanup. Bio cell treatment ponds at the at the Rico-Argentine mine site each have experimental processes that are helping to clean metal contaminants from the water that flows out of the St. Louis tunnel.  Read more HERE.

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) completed its first report for the Ouray Hydrodam Sediment Release Study, detailing the water quality impacts of the annual release into the Uncompahgre River. Read the full UWP Reports on Hydrodam Sediment Release Study HERE.

Conserving water when you’re at home is relatively simple. If not simple, it’s fairly predictable. You have a routine, and within that routine you’re able to find inefficiencies in your water usage. By cutting back in these areas you’re able to save water and do your part to reduce your impact on the environment. But what about when those routines fly out your open car window? There are many more variables thrown into your day. You might not have the same opportunities to save water when you travel, but that doesn’t mean opportunities don’t exist. Click HERE for some great ways to save water when you travel.