Sunday, November 15

10:00 AM | 2015 Roaring Fork Watershed Photo Contest

Have you captured morning midst on a local stream or lake, a beautiful sunset from Mushroom Rock, a cowboy riding his horse in the Thompson Divide, a cyclist on the Rio Grande Trail, an angler reeling in a big catch on the Fryingpan River, a view from the top of a 14er? Show us your lifestyle and the beauty of Roaring Fork Valley by entering those photos into the 10th Annual Roaring Fork Watershed Photo Contest!

For details and submission guidelines, please visit the photo contest homepage

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Saturday, April 30

8:30 AM | Fryingpan River Cleanup
Lyons Park, Basalt, CO map

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 1-mile section of the river. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash. Look for H20 Jo & Flo - Colorado's Water Quality Ambassadors - at this event!

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Saturday, June 4

9:00 AM | River Float
Coryell Ranch, Carbondale, Colorado map

Spend a morning with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors as we float the Roaring Fork River! After the float, join us at Coryell Ranch for a cook-out, live music, and the opportunity to try stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, fly rods and the latest gear from local outfitter shops. 

Event details, including registration, for the 2016 River Float will be posted in the spring of 2016.

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  • Registration for events opens three weeks prior to events.  
  • Most Watershed Explorations are geared toward adults and mature children. 
  • Family events appropriate for all ages are also listed on the calendar.
  • To inquire about age-appropriateness of a program, please contact Christina Medved at (970) 927-1290.

Please note: Cancellations made within 48 hours are non-refundable but can be applied toward annual membership dues upon request.



NOTICE: THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT, PLEASE READ CAREFULLYBy signing this agreement via electronic signature when you register for an event, you give up your right to recover for any injury to you or your property, however caused, arising out of your participation in this event.

I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE that events organized by Roaring Fork Conservancy, have inherent risks. I have full knowledge of these risks, which may include actions or inactions of Roaring Fork Conservancy, its agents and volunteers, and those of other participants. I am freely choosing to assume those risks by participating in this event.

In consideration for my participation in the event, by signing electronically, I agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless on behalf of myself, my heirs, representatives, executors and administrators an assigns for any and all claims, including claims for negligence, against Roaring Fork Conservancy, its agents, employees, representatives and volunteers. This release shall include any and all liability claims, including negligence, resulting from, or arising out of any personal injury, including death, property damage, or accident of any kind, arising out of or in any way connected to my participation in this event.

I agree that this Waiver and Release of Claims shall be given the fullest force allowable under Colorado law and that, should any part of it be found to be unenforceable, the remainder of the agreement shall be severed and remain in full force and effect. Further, I grant Roaring Fork Conservancy, and all sponsoring businesses and organizations and their agents, if any, permission to use any photographs, motion pictures, recording or any other record of this event for any legitimate promotion or purpose.

If alcohol is served at this event, I certify that I will not distribute, permit to distribute alcohol to any person under the age of twenty-one (21). I agree that I will consume alcohol only in a reasonable and responsible manner and that Roaring Fork Conservancy, its agents, employees, representatives and volunteers are not responsible for any injury, accident or death resulting from, in any way, the consumption of alcohol by myself and/or other participants. This waiver shall include, but is not limited to negligent acts.

I certify that I am in good health and I have no physical limitations which would preclude my safe participation in this event. I understand that my participation in this event is voluntary and I am freely choosing to partake in it. I also understand that this waiver and release of claims is legally binding, that I have read it, understood it, and agree with its terms.


By electronically signing this release, I am giving permission to Roaring Fork Conservancy, its employees, agents or successors to use my name and likeness, or my child’s name and likeness, including photographs taken of me or my child and statements made by me or my child, in order to promote the programs and conservation-based mission of Roaring Fork Conservancy.

This permission is for use anywhere in the world and on the Internet, and for an unlimited period of time. I understand and agree that neither my child nor I will be compensated for consenting to this use of my or my child’s name and likeness and statements. I understand and agree that I or my child will not be given a chance to inspect or approve the promotional text that may use my or my child’s name or likeness, quotations by me or my child, or any photograph(s) of me or my child used to promote Roaring Fork Conservancy. I have not given any person or entity the exclusive right to use my or my child’s name, likeness, or photograph, so I am free to sign this release. There is no other agreement, either oral or written, existing between me or my child and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

I am 18 years of age or older. I have read and understand the above permission, and I understand that my agreement to this Promotional Consent and Release is a condition to me or my child being interviewed and photographed by Roaring Fork Conservancy, and the time required to conduct any interviews and/or take any photographs of me or my child shall be adequate consideration to support this Promotional Consent and Release.





Contact Us

Roaring Fork Conservancy
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 927-1290

200 Basalt Center Circle, Suite 120, Basalt, CO 81621

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