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CPRW and partners receive the 2016 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Award 


In 2015, CPRW partnered with The Nature Conservancy, Larimer County Conservation Corps, Wildland Restoration Volunteers & the Ben Delatour Scout Ranch to form the Elkhorn Creek Forest Health Initiative (ECFHI). The ECFHI is a collaborative effort that aims to reduce the negative impacts of catastrophic wildfires to protect forest health, water supplies, and communities. The ECFHI also seeks to build the capacity to reduce wildfire risk work by training volunteers and youth to implement wildfire mitigation safely and effectively.  Every year, the Larimer County Environmental Advisory Board and Larimer County Commissioners recognize the innovative and proactive environmental efforts of county residents, businesses, organizations and/or agencies through the Environmental Stewardship work. Thanks to the Scout Ranch for nominating our group and Larimer County for recognizing our efforts with this award! 

 

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CPRW News & Events

 

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act
CPRW, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, the US Forest Service, and the Mishawaka are partnering on an event to celebrate the Cache la Poudre River (Colorado's only Wild & Scenic River) and the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 16 & check out the Facebook event page for more information and updates! The day will include volunteer restoration projects in the morning and will be followed by a celebration at the Mishawaka in the evening with live music, food, and drinks! 

 

 

 

Sponsor this Event!
We are looking for sponsors for the Wild & Scenic Celebration. If your business is interested in learning more, please email Jen Kovecses. 

 

 

 

Citizen Science Volunteer Opportunities with CPRW!
CPRW, CSU and the Rocky Mountain Research Station are launching a citizen science water quality monitoring program in the upper Poudre watershed. The goal of the program is to gather additional baseline water quality data throughout the upper watershed and to track potential changes following future prescribed burns. Later this summer we will be starting initial data collection and training with volunteers. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please email Hally. 

 

 

 

CPRW Gear!
We now have gear for you to wear while you're out having fun in the Poudre Watershed! We have t-shirts (all sizes, including kids) available for purchase for $20, and trucker hats available for $18.50. If you would like to buy a hat or t-shirt email Hally!

 

 

 

Download the Fort Collins Ale Trail app & get great deals at 22 local breweries and bars (with more coming soon) around the Front Range! Purchase a Trail Pass for $20 and select CPRW as the beneficiary. You will receive a Donation Coupon that explains the deal provided by each participating brewery. Go to the website for more information. 

 

 

 

CPRW in the News

 

CPRW North Forty News Column- High Park Fire 6th Anniversary
Check out CPRW's June column about the 6th Anniversary of the High Park Fire here. Be on the lookout for a new column every month!
 

 

Lodgepole pine seedlings along Old Flowers Road

 

 

 

News and Events Around the Watershed

 

Elkhorn Creek Wildfire Risk Reduction Volunteer Opportunities
Are you interested in helping out with our Elkhorn Creek Forest Health project at the Scout Ranch this summer? Our partners at Wildlands Restoration Volunteers are leading several volunteer sawyer projects on Saturday, July 14 and Saturday, July 28. If you're interested in these opportunities click here to find out more information. 

 

 

 

Spring 2018 Watershed Update for the Upper Cache la Poudre
The City of Fort Collins Utilities has released their spring source water monitoring report for the upper Poudre watershed. The report provides a seasonal summary of the conditions of the upper watershed including snowpack, streamflow, and water quality information from April to May. Click here to read the report. 

 

 

 

CPRW Fire Ecology Field Tour 
Join CPRW on Saturday, September 22 from 10am-12pm for a free field trip to learn more about how wildfires influence vegetation, wildlife and rivers. Email Hally for more information or to RSVP.

 

 
 
 

Our Watershed by the Numbers

 

Check Daily Snowpack Here

 

 

Check Poudre River Flows Here

 

 

 

 

Rocky Mountain Columbine near Red Feather Lakes

 

 

 

ACCOMMODATION NOTICE
The Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW) complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public’s access to and participating in public meetings is a priority of the CPRW. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the CPRW, please call Hally Strevey at 970-222-5754 or email hallys@poudrewatershed.org within 3 days before the scheduled meeting date in order to allow the Coalition to better accommodate your request. CPRW does not provide assistance or contract with a person or entity that discriminates based on disability.

 

 
 
 
 
Larimer County 2014 Environmental Stewardship Award
CPRW press release LaCoaward.pdf
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Recovery and Preparedness Information Bulletin
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CPRW hired Jennifer Kovecses as the Executive Director.  Please see the press release for more information.  

press release ED 2_13_2014_final.pdf
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Contact Us

Jennifer Kovecses

320 E. Vine Drive, Suite 213

Fort Collins, CO 80524

jenk@poudrewatershed.org

970-222-5754

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