Colorado Gives Day!
12:00 AM00:00

Colorado Gives Day!

Join the rest of Colorado in supporting your favorite local nonprofits! By supporting the MCWC on December 5th Your donation will go farther with the $1 Million Incentive Fund!

Thank you for supporting the Middle Colorado Watershed Council today! 

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9:00 AM09:00

Butler Creek Restoration Project

Purpose: Help native Colorado River Cutthroat trout and vegetation!

What: Spend the day hiking around Butler Creek and planting native willows along its banks. Lunch provided.

Location: Meeting at US Forest Service Office in Rifle. Carpooling to site approximately 1 hour drive north of Rifle. 4WD vehicles recommended.

Contact or visit the Facebook event page for more details if you are interested!

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8:00 AM08:00

4th Annual Alpine Bank Middle Colorado River Clean-Up

Our rivers need our help! What better way to help support the Colorado River, our community's lifeblood than to come out and help clean it up? 


We will meet at Centennial Park at 9:00AM for registration and head out to your River Section from there. Once you and your team are finished, come back to the park for a celebratory picnic!

Email if you are interested in forming your own river team! 

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9:30 AM09:30

Watershed By Bike - SOLD OUT join us at Glenwood Brew Garden for Happy Hour!

Join the Middle Colorado Watershed and our stakeholders for a morning bike ride through Glenwood Canyon. Learn about our water, the watershed ecosystem, and more while enjoying the beauty of our River.

We will meet at Summit Canyon Mountaineering at 9:30am and catch the shuttle to Bair Ranch. The shuttle will carry our bikes as well.

Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail is a protected bike path. It is 16.3 miles long and travels the bank of the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon, with rest areas along the way.

We will stop at designated areas to talk about the river's history, current management of the water, and ecological wins and challenges.

We will have a little celebratory ending at Glenwood Brew Garden - happy hour for the MCWC participants! 

Light snacks will be provided on the bike ride.

Please provide your own bicycle, helment and water bottle. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 16th!

If you need to rent a bicycle, we will be able to get that set up through Glenwood Adventure Company. Thanks to them for making this happen!

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9:00 AM09:00

Colorado River District Seminar- Point of No Return

The Colorado River District’s popular one-day Annual Water Seminar in Grand Junction, Colo., takes place 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at the Two Rivers Convention Center. The theme is: “Points of NoReturn.” Cost of the seminar, which includes lunch, is $30 if pre-registered by Friday, Sept. 8; $40 at the door. Registration info:

To see the full agenda and to register, go to Or call Meredith at 970-945-8522. Credit cards are accepted. 

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1:00 PM13:00

Garfield County Landfill Tour

Join the Middle Colorado Watershed Council on a tour of the Garfield County Landfill in Rifle. Come learn where our waste goes, and how the landfill handles everything from household trash to contaminated soils! We're sure you will learn something new! 

See you at the landfill at 1pm!

This event is free, but please Register Online to reserve your spot. 

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