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Watershed Council Announces New Staff

Eagle River Watershed Council is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Pleimling as their new projects and events coordinator. Pleimling was hired as the Watershed Council’s habitat restoration intern in May and has been working directly under the current projects and events coordinator, Brooke Ranney, throughout the summer. The internship built upon his experience […]

Fracking and its Implications on Colorado’s Waterways

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” has become widely discussed by the press and is a central focus among conservationists for a myriad of reasons. Fracking is the process of injecting a mixture of water, sand, and chemicals under high pressure deep into the earth’s crust. This process creates new fractures in bedrock, as well as increases […]

Gore Creek Revegetation Day

Gore Creek Revegetation Day

Over the past several decades urban development in Vail has increased exponentially which has had a significant impact on the habitat in and around Gore Creek, a major tributary of the Eagle River. Much of the habitat along Gore Creek has been degraded by undirected social use and building development. As a result, water quality, […]

NEW! Eagle River Watershed Wall Maps

NEW! The Watershed Council’s 30″ x 42″ map highlights the rivers, streams and high alpine lakes that make up the beautiful Eagle River watershed. This art-quality map makes a great gift for river enthusiasts of all stripes! If you order before November 13th, you’ll have the map in time for the holidays and you’ll get a […]

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Have you heard? Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 5th. Give where you LIVE! Eagle River Watershed Council is one of the 50 non-profits in Eagle County..

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