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Roaring Fork Conservancy is the watershed action and education organization for the Roaring Fork Watershed that brings people together to protect our rivers.

We focus on:  Water Quantity  |  Water Quality  |  Riparian Habitat Protection



State Drafts Colorado Water Plan in 2014

During 2014, the state of Colorado will be creating a state-wide water plan to determine how the state will manage its water resources into the future. With eminent threats and growing demands including population growth, long-term drought, and climate change, Colorado is faced with the great challenge of managing water resources throughout the state. While 80% of the state's population is on the front range and 80% of the precipitation falls on the western slope the challenge lies in providing water to the entire state. 
The Colorado Water Conservation Board is currently accepting comments for the Colorado Water Plan. Learn more about the Plan and how you can be involved here.


16th Annual Fryingpan River Clean-up

April 26, 2014; 8:30 am to 12 noon
Meet at Lions Park, Basalt, Colorado
Look for H20 Jo & Flo - Colorado's Water Quality Ambassadors - at this event!
Help clean up one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages welcome! Join us for a free breakfast before cleaning up a mile section of the river. Please dress appropriately with warm layers, gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash. More info:
roaringfork.org/cleanup RSVP here 



RFC Conducts Comprehensive Study of Lower Fryingpan River
Two years of extreme drought conditions and declining wildlife populations has Roaring Fork Conservancy and local citizens concerned for the health of the Fryingpan River. Beginning this month, Roaring Fork Conservancy is launching into a series of studies to better understand the river’s health. The studies, collectively called the Comprehensive Lower Fryingpan River Assessment has an overall goal to ensure the environment and economical sustainability of the Lower Fryingpan River, including its designation as a “Gold Medal Fishery”. The 13 miles of river below Ruedi Dam is some of the most popular fly fishing in the world and pumps millions of dollars annually into the local economy. For more information visit roaringfork.org/fryingpanstudy or download the Background Document.

 
 

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