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Watershed Council Announces New Staff

  Eagle River Watershed Council is pleased to announce the selection of Kate Isaacson as their new Projects and Events Coordinator. Kate was chosen for this role because of her enthusiasm for environmental sustainability as well as her administrative skills and experience with event planning.   Her interest in conservation grew immensely in Boulder, CO where […]

ATTENTION ANGLERS: Please Read Before Fishing!

ATTENTION ANGLERS: Please Read Before Fishing!

  Due to high water temperatures, low flows, and reduced oxygen in the water, fish in the river are under extreme stress. Additional stress from fishing, catching, handling, releasing, and wading may result in the onset of disease and/or fish mortality. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for your cooperation in a VOLUNTARY FISHING CLOSURE […]

High River Temperature Alert in Effect

High River Temperature Alert in Effect

EAGLE COUNTY–Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Eagle River Watershed Council, and the Eagle River Valley angling community are asking for your voluntary participation in protecting our world-class fisheries. The 2018 fishing season in the Eagle River and Upper Colorado watersheds is in full swing and fishing is good with prolific insect hatches. Currently, the Eagle and […]

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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Our 24th Annual Eagle River Cleanup is coming up on Saturday, September 8th! Have you joined a team yet? Call (970) 827-5406 or email isaacson@erwc.org..

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