News and Events
Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group's board meetings occur on the third Tuesday of every month from 2-5pm at our office.
NOTE: This April we will not be hosting a public meeting. We will resume meetings in May. You can find the April board packet here.
Join us this summer to Catch the Hatch! This new project will track mayfly emergence in Boulder, Left Hand, and St. Vrain Creeks to help inform watershed health. As you know, mayflies are sensitive to pollution and changing climate. A lot of great organizations sample...read more
LWOG staff member, Glenn Patterson, and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment staff member, Mary Boardman, presented on Left Hand Creek water quality and the Captain Jack Mine spill at the December 2018 board meeting. Below are meeting minutes regarding...read more
Do you (and/or your kids) love science? Over the past few months we collected scientific data at more than 32 sites using eight types of assessments. Now you can get involved in collecting these data and learning about watershed health and recovery by becoming a...read more
Do you like knowing whether the water in Left Hand Creek is clean? Did you appreciate updates from us following the mine spill/releases? Would you like us to continue to update and inform the public about the status of water quality in Left Hand Creek? Project Name:...read more
What is a working river? How can we improve fish passage in the creek? How do ditches work & where do they divert water? These questions and more will be answered by our new fish passage and education project! Project Name: Fish Passage and Education on Left Hand...read more
Hello Left Hand Creek Community! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated their webpage to include information about the sequence of events and water quality data. See the links below for more details:...read more
Hello Left Hand Creek Community! Below is our LWOG’s second update on the Captain Jack Mine Investigation. CDPHE has issued a press release stating the fish kill was related to releases at the Captain Jack Mine site...read more
Hello Left Hand Creek Community! Below is our LWOG's first update on the Captain Jack Mine Investigation. Article here. Updates from Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE): CDPHE changed operations in May 2018 to close a valve in the bulkhead...read more
07/12/2018Hi All- The final planting phase will be taking place next week and finishing into the following week as necessary. Also, note the post-project celebration will take place on next Friday July 20th at Chuck Oppermann’s house at 5:30. The menu will be a...read more
If you are looking for a new way to enjoy the outdoors and help Colorado’s natural habitats, now is your chance to become a Left Hand Steward! Join Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group on Tuesday mornings to remove invasive plants and take care of newly planted plants...read more