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Watershed by Bike

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Join us for MCWC's Second Annual Watershed by Bike. Glenwood Adventure Company will shuttle us up canyon to Bair Ranch. We'll hop on their bikes and cycle down the Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail, enjoying the Colorado River and stopping three times along the way to hear short, intimate presentations from regional experts:

-Trent Hyatt, Senior Planner and River Commission Staff Liason for the City of Glenwood Springs will talk about city-related water recreation and use

-Nate Higginson, Watershed Technician for the Middle Colorado Watershed Council, will talk about native fish biology and habitat

-Chris Treese, External Affairs Manager for the Colorado River Water Conservation District, will talk on water rights and water law at the Shoshone Power Plant.

Registration is $10, and space is limited. Bicycles, helmets, and the shuttle up-canyon to the start of our downhill ride are all provided.

We are meeting at 8:30am at 723 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 for a 9am departure. Please park at the parking garage at 9th and Cooper; there likely won’t be space in the small lot by Glenwood Adventure Company.

Update 9/13 1PM: You will be receiving an email within the next few business hours with additional details for the event, but here are those additional details in case you just cant wait:

Thanks for signing up to join us on our Watershed by Bike Tour on Saturday, September 15th! We're really excited for the event, and we wanted to send along a couple of details to ensure it is enjoyable and goes smoothly.

-Glenwood Adventure Company is providing bikes and helmets. If you would like to bring your own helmet, you are more than welcome to. 

-It is about a 13 mile ride from Bair Ranch to Glenwood Springs. We plan to be back in Glenwood around lunchtime. Bring some water (about 2 quarts) and some snacks for the morning, a jacket, gloves, and hat to fight off the morning chill and breeze in the canyon, some sunscreen for the 'sunny' forecast, and a small pack to put it all in. 

-We are meeting at Glenwood Adventure Company (723 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601) at 8:30am to sign some waivers, gather helmets, and be rolling out of there by 9:00am at the latest, so we don't throw off GAC's shuttle schedule for the day. Please park in the parking garage at 9th and Cooper; GAC has a small lot on Cooper that won't have available parking.

Feel free to email me at any time with questions at, and don't hesitate to call at 717-283-8323 on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning with questions as well. In addition, as of now we still do have seats open; please spread the word!

Thank you again for joining us for a fun and beautiful morning of bicycle riding and water education, and we'll see you soon!

Watershed by Bike Tour Registration
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