Animas Watershed Partnership

Animas Watershed Assembly and Partnership

12/03/2015 6:00 pm

Join the Animas Watershed Partnership (AWP) and speakers on December 3rd at the Durango Library (1900 E 3rd Ave, Durango, CO 81301) for information about the Colorado Watershed Assembly and septic systems from San Juan Basin Health. Presentations by Brian Devine and Chad Engelhardt with the Environmental Health Division at San Juan Basin Health.


Animas Watershed Partnership Summer Forum (Farmington, NM)

09/03/2015 6:08 pm

The Animas Watershed Partnership Summer Forum
Thursday, September 3rd, 6-8pm, Location: Farmington Civic Center


February 28, 2015--Human waste taints Animas (Durango Herald)

Elevated levels of bacteria from human waste have been found in the Animas River at the Colorado and New Mexico border for the first time. Although E. coli pollution has been a problem in the Animas and San Juan rivers in New Mexico for years, this study also revealed a different kind of bacteria found in human feces. “It’s not a result we had hoped to see. ...


December 15, 2014--Healthy Animas, healthy animals (Durango Herald)

Potentially, harmfully high levels of nutrients are flowing from the Florida River into the Animas River, and one project is hoping to make a dent in the problem. The Animas Watershed Partnership and rancher Keith Fassbender recently finished fencing almost a mile of the Florida River west of the Durango-La Plata County Airport as part of the effort.


Animas Watershed Partnership Joint Meeting (Farmington, NM)

09/04/2014 6:08 pm

A joint meeting of the Animas Watershed Partnership, San Juan Watershed Group, and Mountain Studies Insitute. Featured presentation will be Katya Hafich with the Colorado Water and Energy Research Center.


May 27, 2014--How healthy is the Animas River? (Cortez Journal)

The swiftly flowing Animas River ran turbid here Monday, but that was the least of Melissa May’s concerns as she dipped water samples to be analyzed for various qualities. The main focus of the San Juan Watershed Group research is E. coli and nutrients – nitrogen and phosphorus. Certain strains of the former can cause nausea, fever and vomiting.


August 29, 2013--Conservation group receives federal grant (Durango Herald)

Sen. Michael Bennet has announced that San Juan Resource Conservation and Development in Durango has won a $96,415 grant from the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation.


October 17, 2012--Workshop takes the pulse of the Animas River (Durango Herald)

Two hundred people involved in water-quality issues from Silverton to Northern New Mexico described projects, compared notes and asked questions of others Tuesday. The occasion was the Four Corners River Health Workshop sponsored by the New Mexico Environment Department in collaboration with the Animas Watershed Partnership and the San Juan Soil & Water Conservation District.


Animas Watershed Partnership Meeting (Durango, CO)

10/11/2007 3:00 pm
10/11/2007 5:00 pm

For more information call (970) 422-4220.


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