News and Events

Board Meetings

Left Hand Watershed Center’s board meetings occur on the third Tuesday of every month from 2-5pm at our office.

 

Please join us on June 18, 2019. You can find the board packet here.

 

Canyon 9/11/2019

Canyon 9/11/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Construction continued at the lower end of Reach 1. Work focused on overflow channel grading in two locations and adding pool habitat. A second staging area was also set up in Reach 1. Western States...

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Canyon 9/6/2019

Canyon 9/6/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Construction began at the lower end of Reach 1. Work focused on overflow channel excavation. Funders visited sites to assess progress and provide feedback. Western States finalized...

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Canyon 8/30/2019

Canyon 8/30/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Left Hand Excavating completed pre-construction prep at Reach 1. Western States continued to work on securing plant materials. Civil Arts completed staking grading limits at Reaches 7 and 9 and began...

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Canyon 8/26/2019

Canyon 8/26/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Left Hand Excavating began pre-construction prep at Reach 1. Western States continued to work on securing plant materials. Civil Arts continued to work on staking grading limits at Reaches 7 and 9, as...

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Canyon 8/16/2019

Canyon 8/16/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Left Hand Excavating was held up completing another project so had to delay stat time at Reach 1. Western States continued to work on securing plant materials. Civil Arts worked on staking grading...

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Canyon 8/9/2019

Canyon 8/9/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Weekly Update The Past Week Left Hand Excavating and Western States worked on final budgets, securing plant materials, and final permitting details. Our staff and Biohabitats also collected some final pre-project data at sites....

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Captain Jack Update July 2019

Captain Jack Update July 2019

Hello Left Hand Community! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided a July 2019 update on the current status of the Captain Jack Mine water treatment system. After the October discharge event, where acidic and metals laden water entered Left Hand Creek,...

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Canyon 7/25/2019

Canyon 7/25/2019

Canyon Watershed Restoration Project -- Week 1 Construction Update The Past Week We met with Boulder County regarding our permits and completed final edits. We anticipate picking up permits early next week. A Look Ahead Starting the week of August 5 we will begin...

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Front Range Watershed Days!

Front Range Watershed Days!

Calling our Front Range community, partners and sponsors! A Community Celebration of Our Watersheds! Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Bio-Blitz at 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM Celebration 1:00- 4:00 PM LaVern M. Johnson Park – On the Banks of the Saint Vrain 600 Park Drive, Lyons...

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Calling All Volunteers!

Calling All Volunteers!

Come learn about Colorado plants!   Please join Left Hand Watershed Center and CU Boulder on our 2nd summer invasives weed patrol in Left Hand Canyon! When: 8-11 am Saturday, June 22 Why: To manage the spread of invasive species in Lefthand Watershed. What: Walk...

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