Events

Saturday, May 23

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

SAVE THE DATE! 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, and Best Photo. Look for H20 Jo & Flo - Colorado's Water Quality Ambassadors - at this event!


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Tuesday, June 2

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Wednesday, June 10

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Thursday, June 18

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Tuesday, June 23

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Tuesday, July 14

10:00 AM | Herron Park – Insects of the Roaring Fork River
Herron Park, Aspen map

If you like rivers, nature or fly-fishing, this is a perfect fit! Through a guided exploration of aquatic life in the heart of Aspen, you’ll discover various types of insects that live in the water and play a key role in healthy river ecosystems. 


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Tuesday, July 21

5:30 PM | Water in the Age of Silver: Touring Aspen's "Holden Works"
Holden-Marolt Mining Museum, Aspen map

Discover the largest industrial site in the history of Pitkin County: a state of the art silver processing plant known as the Holden Lixiviation Works. This silver processing plant was built on the banks of Castle Creek in 1891 by Edward Royal Holden, leading to innovative and sometimes destructive uses of water resources for hydropower and waste disposal...


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Friday, July 24

10:00 AM | Twin Lakes Tunnel & Diversion Tour
Lost Man Reservoir, east of Aspen map

Learn firsthand how up to 40% of the Roaring Fork River headwaters are diverted under the Continental Divide to the Front Range.


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Thursday, August 6

8:30 AM | Fishing in Schools Teacher Workshop in Basalt, CO
The River Center, 22800 Two Rivers Road, Basalt, CO 81621 map

Teach your students how to fly fish!


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Wednesday, September 16

5:00 PM | Ruedi Reservoir Tour: Storing West Slope Water
Ruedi Reservoir map

Join April Long from Ruedi Water and Power Authority and RFC educators to learn about transbasin water diversions and how Ruedi Reservoir operates, by visiting the reservoir.


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Saturday, September 19

8:30 AM | Fishing in Schools Teacher Workshop
Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 531 Palmer St, Delta, CO 81416 map

Teach your students how to fly fish!


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Saturday, September 26

9:00 AM | Women's Only Fly Fishing Clinic
Coryell Ranch map

Join us for the always-popular, women-only fly fishing clinic. Learn the basics about equipment, casting, reading rivers, aquatic insects and spend time fishing in the afternoon, all while surrounded by the beauty of the Roaring Fork River...


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Saturday, October 3

9:00 AM | Beginner Adult Fly Fishing Clinic
Coryell Ranch map

Join us in this beginner adult fly fishing course where you'll learn...


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Thursday, October 15

4:09 PM | The Economic Impact of River Recreation in Colorado
The River Center, 22800 Two Rivers Road, Basalt, CO map

Rivers are major economic drivers throughout the West, and as people recreate on or near them they are spending dollars that are not inconsequential to the economy.


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REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

  • Registration for events opens three weeks prior to events.  
  • To inquire about age-appropriateness of a program, please contact Christina Medved at (970) 927-1290.
  • WAIVER & MEDIA RELEASE

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

 

 


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Contact Us

Roaring Fork Conservancy

PHONE: (970) 927-1290
EMAIL: info@roaringfork.org

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
22800 Two Rivers Road
Basalt, CO 81621

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