2021 Peak Flow Prediction Contest Winners Announced

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Eagle River Watershed Council Announces Peak Flow Prediction Contest Winners Jacque Stevenson, of Avon, is the grand prize winner of the 2021 Peak Flow Prediction Contest. Congrats Jacque! Eagle River Watershed Council is thrilled to announce the winners of its third annual Peak Flow Prediction Contest. The contest is a…

River Report 6/3/2021

21st Annual Community Pride Highway Cleanup a Success!

On May 1, 2021, the Eagle County community headed out to the roadways of the Eagle River Valley to clean up and remove trash from the medians, ditches, and sides of the roads. I-70, Highway 6, Highway 24, and parts of Highway 131 were tackled, removing thousands of bags’ worth…

Restoration means another chapter for historic Camp Hale

Most residents and many visitors to Vail and the Eagle River Valley know of Camp Hale as a former World War II mountain warfare training camp and current recreation mecca. Thousands of visitors flock to the area each year to enjoy camping, hiking, climbing, fishing, ATV riding, snowmobiling and skiing….

Animas spill may stimulate watershed solutions

Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. Click here to read Part 2. On Aug. 5, about 3 million gallons of contaminated water burst out of an abandoned mine above Silverton and sent a plume of cloudy, orange water down Cement Creek to the Animas River, through the…

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