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San Juan Mountain Mining Conference in Ouray Colorado April 2011


red mountain creekJoin the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership at the San Juan Mountain Mining Conference to be held in Ouray, CO on April 27, 2011 in the Ouray Community Center from 3:00pm - 8:00pm.

Presentation Topics include:

  • Water quality of Red Mountain Creek (pictured)
  • Understanding the Idarado clean-up
  • Watershed restoration and navigating liability

The Partners and Guest Speakers include:

  • Mountain Studies Institute
  • Trout Unlimited
  • USGS
  • Lake Fork Valley Conservency
  • Animas River Stakeholders Group
  • Kerber Creek Restoration Project
  • Willow Creek Reclamation Committee
  • Western Hardrock Watershed Team

Sponsors are:  

  • Mosaic Community Project
  • Colorado NPS Pollution Program

The cost of the event is $25 which includes dinner.  For more information or to RSVP contact Rachel at

Our hotel in Ouray, Colorado, the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, will provide a rate of $69/night + tax for those who want to participate in the conference and stay overnight in Ouray.  Just mention the Mining Conference to secure your group rate when you make your reservation.  Contact us at (970) 325-4981.

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