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 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! Join us on September 28th, 2019 for a celebration of our watersheds! Tours at 9:00 AM, Celebration 12:00-4:00 PM Rogers Grove Park 220 Hover Rd, Longmont, CO 80501   The Watershed Center, along with our...

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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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Catch the Hatch Begins June 15!

Catch the Hatch Begins June 15!

We will be tracking emergence of Pale Morning Dun (PMD) mayflies this summer! Catch the Hatch is one of our Community Science Program's projects, and we have over 30 volunteers geared up and ready to go for the pilot year. Collectively, we will be visiting sites on...

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Water Quality & Captain Jack Mine Updates

Water Quality & Captain Jack Mine Updates

LWOG staff member, Glenn Patterson, and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment staff member, Mary Boardman, presented on Left Hand Creek water quality and the Captain Jack Mine spill at the December 2018 board meeting. Below are meeting minutes regarding...

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