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.

 

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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Project Update: Community Science

Project Update: Community Science

Do you (and/or your kids) love science? Over the past few months we collected scientific data at more than 32 sites using eight types of assessments. Now you can get involved in collecting these data and learning about watershed health and recovery by becoming a...

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Project Update: Water Quality Monitoring

Project Update: Water Quality Monitoring

Do you like knowing whether the water in Left Hand Creek is clean? Did you appreciate updates from us following the mine spill/releases? Would you like us to continue to update and inform the public about the status of water quality in Left Hand Creek? Project Name:...

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Project Update: Fish Passage and Education

Project Update: Fish Passage and Education

What is a working river? How can we improve fish passage in the creek? How do ditches work & where do they divert water? These questions and more will be answered by our new fish passage and education project! Project Name: Fish Passage and Education on Left Hand...

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Captain Jack Mine Update 10-30-18

Captain Jack Mine Update 10-30-18

Hello Left Hand Creek Community! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated their webpage to include information about the sequence of events and water quality data.  See the links below for more details:...

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Captain Jack Mine Update 10-26-18

Captain Jack Mine Update 10-26-18

Hello Left Hand Creek Community! Below is our LWOG’s second update on the Captain Jack Mine Investigation. CDPHE has issued a press release stating the fish kill was related to releases at the Captain Jack Mine site...

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