Experiential Learning: Get Your Hands dirty!
River Watch citizen scientist, Kate Nichols, collects a sample.
The Lake Fork Valley Conservancy has ramped up its watershed education program. We partner with the Bureau of Land Management, Lake City Community School, Lake City's Hearts & Spades Community Garden, and River Watch Colorado to deepen understanding of the environment by trips into the field.
Our numerous public information and planning meetings have illuminated topics such as water quality, mine permitting, cadmium impacts on ptarmigan, river restoration, and trout habitat.
Check out our Citizen's Guides, linked below right, for a clear overview of Colorado's role as a headwaters state. Visit our Publications & Resources page for in-depth research on mined lands, river habitats, and water quality.
Colorado Water Foundation Citizen Guides
Helpful, easy to understand Citizen's Guides to water issues are available for free via the Colorado Foundation for Water Education's website. Click a link below to read one of the eight available guides, or stop by LFVC's office for a printed copy!
Colorado's Interstate Compacts
Denver Basin Groundwater
Colorado's Environmental Era
Colorado's Water Heritage
Colorado Water Conservation
Colorado's Water Quality Protection
Colorado Water Law, 3rd Edition
Colorado Climate Change