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To be an active leader in all issues affecting the water resources of the Upper Gunnison River Basin.

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Watershed Management Planning Committee Meeting

The Watershed Management Planning Committee of the Board of Directors of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District will meet on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  No official Board action can be taken at a committee meeting.  An agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.



UGRWCD Mini-Grant Program

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District (District) has established a mini-grant program to support educational projects designed to expand awareness of water-related issues in the Upper Gunnison Valley. Grant requests may be up to $300.

Anyone currently engaged in education activities within the Upper Gunnison River watershed (upstream of Blue Mesa Dam) is eligible to apply for a mini-grant. This includes school or university faculty, watershed groups, or other resource organizations with a strong water connection. Western State Colorado University students developing and teaching water curriculum as part of a class may also apply.

For more information, please see the guidelines, or contact the District at beverly@ugrwcd.org or 970-641-6065.


UGRWCD Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 beginning at 5:30 p.m.  This meeting will be held at the District offices, 210 west Spencer, Suite B, Gunnison.  This meeting is open to the public.






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Contact Information

210 West Spencer, Suite B
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-6065
Fax: (970) 641-1162
Email: beverly@ugrwcd.org