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Last Call! Dolores River Boater Survey - 2017

posted June 30, 2017
by Nathan Fey
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Attention all Dolores River Boaters!

Excited About Boating Colorado's Dolores River this year? American Whitewater and our partners are gathering your feedback on the 2017 boating releases from McPhee Dam. After your trip, Please Take Our Online Survey! Your participation will directly inform the next release from McPhee Dam.  Make your voice heard!

Releases to Lower Dolores River certain in 2017.

posted February 17, 2017
by Nathan Fey
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Cortez, Colorado - Last week, American Whitewater met with local water managers, fisheries biologists, an other interests in Dolores River water, to start negotiating releases from McPhee Dam - like we do every spring.  This year, things are looking very good for the Dolores...

Support Flow Restoration on the Dolores River - Take Action!

posted September 30, 2010
by Nathan Fey
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Colorado - American Whitewater has recently brought our expertise to bear on Dolores River Management and is actively working to restore reliable and sufficient flows to the Dolores Canyon.

Today, we need you to join us in asking the US Bureau of Reclamation to take a leadership role in protecting the recreation and environmental values of the Dolores River. By signing on to our letter, you are demonstrating public support for Federal decisions that protect natural resources and enhance instream flow conditions.

Dolores River Flow Study (CO)

posted July 28, 2010
by Nathan Fey
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American Whitewater has launched it's survey of Recreational Flow Preferrences for the Dolores River.

We have developed this survey so individuals can help American Whitewater decide what the future of the Dolores River and its tributaries will look like.

Your honest participation in this study will help American Whitewater develop new spill management proposals and instream flow guidelines that provide reliable and predictable boating opportunities into the future.


Working Group takes on future management of Lower Dolores River

posted December 18, 2008
by Nathan Fey
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American Whitewater and various stakeholders have formed a Working Group in the Lower Dolores River Valley to update the 1990 US Bureau of Land Management’s Lower Dolores River Management Plan. In December 2008, the Working Group launched a year-long process to develop and evaluate alternatives to Wild and Scenic River designation for the Dolores below McPhee Dam.