@AWRA-CO Annual Tour – Upper #ArkansasRiver Basin, August 27, 2019

Join AWRA Colorado for its annual tour on August 27th! This year’s program will focus on the Upper Arkansas River basin, where we will be learning about water use, creative partnerships, and other unique aspects of the Upper Arkansas Basin. The day will include an overview of the Homestake Project and Aurora Waters’ system along with tours of the Otero Pump Station, Homestake Arkansas River Diversion project, Rocky Mountain Fen Research Project, and the Leadville Fish Hatchery.

Cost is $65 and includes transportation and lunch. All tour proceeds benefit AWRA Colorado’s Richard Herbert Memorial Scholarship fund.

Register for the tour HERE.

Upper Arkansas River Basin tour agenda:

7:30 am — Meet at Wooly Mammoth Park & Ride, Golden
9:00 am — Alternative meeting location at Hayden Meadows Reservoir, Leadville
10:00 am — Morning Presentations and Tour of Otero Pump Station
11:00 am — Tour of the Arkansas River Diversion Project
12:00 pm –Lunch at Twin Lakes Reservoir
1:00 pm — Tour of the Rocky Mountain Fen Research Project
2:00 pm — Tour of the Leadville Fish Hatchery
3:30 pm — Drop off at Hayden Meadows Reservoir
5:15 pm — Return to Wooly Mammoth Park & Ride

Due to site access restrictions, please plan to ride with AWRA to/from the tour. Two group meeting locations are available:

Wooly Mammoth Park & Ride, Golden (7:30 am)
Hayden Meadows Reservoir, Leadville (9:00 am)

Register for the tour HERE.

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