35 CITIZENS NEEDED TO TAKE LOCAL WATER TEMPERATURE
Drought has set in in the Roaring Fork Valley and with it, dropping river levels and elevated water temperatures which could lead to stressed fish and other aquatic organisms.
Roaring Fork Conservancy is introducing a NEW program for Hot Spots for Trout, a citizen scientist stream temperature monitoring program, and looking for volunteers who would be willing to...
ASPEN CHAPEL GALLERY NEW ART SHOW PARTNERS WITH ROARING FORK CONSERVANCY
WATER, a painting show, will open at the Aspen Chapel Gallery, Wednesday, July 15. The gallery will be open from 4 – 7 pm and will be following Covid-19 protocols. Roaring Fork Conservancy is honored to be a show partner; 10% of sales will benefit Roaring Fork Conservancy.
This month's River Notes
Check out this month's most current news from RFC!
Weekly River Report
July 2, 2020 -
Summary: Stream flows across the Roaring Fork Watershed continue to decrease, with rivers flowing a dismal 25-45% of normal for this time of year. One significant ecological concern we anticipate is elevated stream temperatures. Above average water temperatures can negatively impact aquatic organisms, including trout. Roaring Fork Conservancy is launching our citizen science water temperature monitoring program, Hot Spots for Trout, this month! The rivers need YOUR help. For details on this program and how you can help monitor areas of concern in our local rivers and streams, please visit www.roaringfork.org/drought/hot-spots-for-trout/.
Roaring Fork Conservancy Offers Ways to Stay Connected to Roaring Fork Valley Rivers
In addition to sharing beautiful photos of the Roaring Fork Watershed on both Facebook and Instagram, RFC is streaming and posting educational videos and activities for the families in our greater community now sheltered at home. At this link http://www.roaringfork.org/activities/ visitors can...
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Regional water providers collaborate to protect drinking water supplies and need your help
The beautiful area we live, play and work in are headwaters to an abundance of rivers and streams; sources of someone’s drinking water supply. We all have a responsibility to KEEP IT CLEAN because many people downstream depend on it! How do we educate residents and visitors about protecting these sensitive areas? Read more...