In pursuit of our mission The Watershed Center endeavors to carry out the following goals:
Use collaboration and the best available science to understand watershed conditions across ecosystems and the solutions needed to increase watershed resilience to climate change and other challenges.
Build a shared stewardship ethic among stakeholders, scientists, and community members through engagement, collaboration, outreach, and connection.
Who We Are
A collection of articles about The Watershed Center in history
First in Time, First in Right
How did an 1879 water conflict in the Left Hand Creek headwaters come to influence water law in nine western states?
Captain Jack Superfund Site
and Left Hand Creek’s Legacy of Mining
Following the discovery of gold in Denver in 1859, it did not take long for miners to work their way up the creeks into the mountains, panning for gold and searching for the veins from which the nuggets came.
Is it a volcano?
Standing rather proudly in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains along the front range of Northern Colorado is a very unique little mountain affectionately known as Haystack Mountain, earning its name by the early dairy farmers who settled on its flanks.