Q & A with Pete Wadden

Q&A with Pete Wadden May 8, 2020 Pete Wadden is Town of Vail’s Watershed Education Coordinator. We at Eagle River Watershed Council work with him on a regular basis: we collaborate on everything from educational programming (check out the Sustainable Landscaping Series taking place every Wednesday through May 27; the series is…

There’s a Weed in My Watershed

Weeds are a part of our watershed, whether we like them or not. Some weeds are a nuisance, but some are more harmful than others. Here in Eagle County, there are 35 plants on the noxious weeds list. Noxious weeds pose a threat to agriculture, recreation, wildlife, property or public…

Restore the Gore

Please check out the article, run in Flylords Magazine, here. The revival of the heart of Vail By Andrew Braker – July 17, 2020 Vail has long been known as a great destination for fly fishing. The fishing opportunities surrounding the town, including Gore Creek, the Eagle River, the Colorado River, and the…

Like a River, Just Go With the Flow

As a child, one of my favorite Walt Disney movies was “Pocahontas.” The free-spirited young woman who dreams of more inspired me as I grew up and faced my own challenges. These days, as an adult, the songs of “Pocahontas” continue to ignite flames of inspiration within me. When she…

Ballot Measure 7A Passes

Colorado River District’s ballot question 7A passed handily in the 15-county region where it was on the ballot. More specifically, 75% of Eagle County voters said yes to 7A. Thank you for your support of rivers on the Western Slope. The River District will use these funds to keep water…