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.


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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Captain Jack Mine Update 10-25-18

Hello Left Hand Creek Community! Below is our LWOG's first update on the Captain Jack Mine Investigation.  Article here. Updates from Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE): CDPHE changed operations in May 2018 to close a valve in the bulkhead...

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63rd Street Extension Week 13 Update

07/12/2018Hi All- The final planting phase will be taking place next week and finishing into the following week as necessary. Also, note the post-project celebration will take place on next Friday July 20th at Chuck Oppermann’s house at 5:30. The menu will be a...

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Left Hand Stewards Work Day

If you are looking for a new way to enjoy the outdoors and help Colorado’s natural habitats, now is your chance to become a Left Hand Steward! Join Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group on Tuesday mornings to remove invasive plants and take care of newly planted plants...

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Cottonwood Leaf Beetle

The cottonwood leaf beetle (Chrysomela scripta) is a native species going through a population spike. Spikes usually last for a growing season, and this one is lasting for two which is not a cause for alarm, i.e., it’s not a plague. Populations normally revert to...

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63rd St Extension Week 12 Update

6/14/2018 Hi Everyone- I hope you are having a nice summer so far. After some delays, seeding and matting installation is complete at all sites. Container stock planting started yesterday at the phase I project area. Susan from Biohabitats has reported that the...

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63rd St Extension Week 11 Update

05/21/2018Hi All- Unfortunately the planting subcontractor was delayed again due to the rain over the past couple weeks. This week, a crew will be out to hydroseed at the Schone and Brady properties, and they will start up in full force on Tuesday, May 29th. Apologies...

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63rd St Extension Week 10 Update

05/11/2018 Hi Everyone- We were able to finish all grading activities last week and de mobilized the equipment and began decommissioning the staging areas. The planting phase will begin next week and preparations for seeding are underway at Rod’s property. We will be...

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