Roaring Fork Conservancy

June 15, 2009--Pitkin County commissioners wading into controversial river restoration (Aspen Times)

A plan to restore a stretch of the Roaring Fork River east of Aspen that initially pitted some environmental organizations against others and drew objections from neighbors will resurface Monday, when Pitk

December 5, 2008--Watershed report details river damage (Aspen Daily News)

Humans have been hard on the Roaring Fork River and its tributaries, according to a new report. We’ve drained water from the headwaters and sent it east. We’ve diverted water to grow hay.

October 16, 2008--Basalt river center plans advance (Aspen Times)

The Roaring Fork Conservancy has raised about one-half of the funds it is seeking to build a river center in a prominent spot in Basalt.


August 25, 2008--A year after huge mud flow, Fryingpan River prevails (Aspen Times)

Nature proved once again this summer that humans should be wary of intervening to ‘repair’ an ecosystem after a cataclysmic event, according to the Roaring Fork Conservancy. The latest lesson was provided on the Fryingpan River below its confluence with Seven Castles Creek.


July 10, 2008--County to remove strict ban on river dredging (Aspen Daily News)

The Pitkin County commissioners agreed Wednesday to remove a strict prohibition from the land-use code against "filling or dredging" in local rivers and streams.


March 2, 2008--Nature gets chance to heal Fryingpan River wounds (Aspen Times)

Nature will be allowed to fix its own problems this spring at the confluence of Seven Castles Creek an