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Upper Gunnison River

Water Conservancy District

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

Teresa Golden

Colorado's Commissioner Becky Mitchell cites her Colorado river "truths"

The Board of Directors of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District recently hosted Becky Mitchell, the state of Colorado’s Commissioner to the Upper Colorado River Commission. Mitchell explained that she will be championing the state of Colorado’s interests in protecting the Colorado River under eight “irrefutable truths” which she is passionate about. "Gunnison Country Times" Editor Bella Biondini wrote an article about Mitchell's comments. Please select the box below to read the full article.

Learn about the importance of Watershed Management Planning here and watch the video.

Check out the UGRWCD WILDFIRE WATERSHED HAZARD ASSESSMENT AND ZONES OF CONCERN documents on our Watershed Management Program page. These assessments were released by J W Associates in February 2023. 

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