Events

Saturday, February 1

4:00 PM | Iron Fly Competition
The Tipsy Trout (former Riverside Grill) map

Roaring Fork Valley Fly Fishing Club and Roaring Fork Conservancy present this fun, Iron Fly Competition from 4-10pm in Basalt, CO. What is Iron Fly?  It is a fly tying competition combined with a little friendly competition....


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Sunday, February 2

11:30 AM | Tour a SNOTEL Site! Understanding Snowpack and Its Role in Western Water
The Marble Hub, Marble, Colorado map

In Colorado, snow is more than a type of weather; it's a way of life. What might be less apparent is the critical role of snowpack monitoring to understanding our water supply.


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Thursday, February 13

5:30 PM | "Anchor Ice in Mountain Rivers"
The River Center, Basalt, CO map

A fascinating and poorly understood phenomenon, anchor ice...


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Monday, March 9

4:00 PM | Capitol Creek Ranch Snowshoe
Near Old Snowmass, Colorado map

Join us on snowshoes through iconic Capitol Creek Ranch. We’ll wander past beaver ponds and through aspen forests while exploring the history of this property that is protected by conservation easement within the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails program.


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Wednesday, March 11

5:30 PM | "The Amazon River: Facing fears, chasing dreams, and a quest to kayak the largest river from source to sea"
The River Center, Basalt, CO map

As the first woman to kayak the Amazon River from Source to Sea, what did it take for her to make safe passage in realizing her dream?


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Saturday, April 25

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 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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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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