Middle Colorado Watershed Council

  • Locations: News Published

    Water washes out the BOCC agenda

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) convened for a relatively short hour-and-a-half regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 9. The topic of interest this week: water.

    Carbondale Town Manager Jay Harrington approached the panel for what he said would likely be his last time… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Mudslides impact water quality

    On Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, rain on the Grizzly Creek burn scar caused flash flooding and debris flow. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported that the slide on Sunday left a debris field approximately 80 feet wide and up to five feet deep.read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Analizando calidad del agua tras incendio reciente

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) es una organización sin fines de lucro enfocada en la protección del Colorado River entre la desembocadura del cañón de Glenwood, en el límite del condado de Garfield-Eagle, y De Beque. Este tramo de río deread more →

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    Restoring Rifle habitat

    By Will Sardinsky

    As mountain meadowlarks called out, Lisa Tasker buzzed about Rifle Creek’s banks among a sea of small pink flags emerging from the ground. She delivered cottonwood, willow, rose, serviceberry, sumac sage, and oak saplings to be planted at each flag to about 30 shovel-bearingread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Testing water quality below Grizzly burn scar

    The Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) is a non-profit focused on protecting the Colorado River between the mouth of Glenwood Canyon, at the Garfield-Eagle county line, and De Beque. This 75-mile stretch of river passes through Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle andread more →