Watershed Management Planning Committee

Our monthly meeting scheduled for January 13th, 2020, is cancelled.  Upper Gunnison staff, watershed coordinators, and technical consultants need additional time to work out a detailed draft team planning approach and related timeline, scopes of work and budget, and contracting.  We would like to re-convene with you on our pre-scheduled February 10th date.  We will […]

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2020 Funding Assistance Program

Tubing the Slate River in Crested Butte

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors announces the availability of $200,000 in Upper Gunnison Grant Funding for projects within the District that would enhance water supply or improve stream conditions. Funding for demonstration projects is also available this year through a separate District Watershed Management Planning (WMP) project funding allocation and […]

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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.

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