resources and links

Conservation Links

Here are a collection of conservation organizations that are working to improve our habitats. Explore and get involved!

American Rivers (National)
Mountain Studies Institute
Animas River Stakeholders Group
Bonita Peaks Community Advisory Group
San Juan Mountains Association

Trout Unlimited links

Colorado TU is proud to have 24 chapters representing
11,000 members across the state. Explore nearby chapters
to see what they’re up to.

fly fishing gear Manufacturers

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colorado fishing regulations

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (CPW) oversees Colorado fishing licenses and administers all regulations. Their mission is to protect wildlife and wildlife habitats today and for future generations. Annual fishing licenses are valid April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.

Click here to review a copy of the Colorado Fishing Regulations.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services

The NRCS Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts.

Current snow water equivalent (SWE) as a % of normal

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Surface water conditions for rivers in the San Juan and Dolores River Basis based on stream gauges.

Current conditions at selected sites are based on the most recent data from on-site automated recording equipment. Measurements are commonly recorded at a fixed interval of 15- to 60-minutes and transmitted to the USGS every hour.

Division 7: San Juan / Dolores River Basin

Daily Streamflow Conditions

The colored dots on this map depict streamflow conditions as a percentile, which is computed from the period of record for the current day of the year. Only stations with at least 30 years of record are used.

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The gray circles indicate other stations that were not ranked in percentiles either because they have fewer than 30 years of record or because they report parameters other than streamflow. Some stations, for example, measure stage only.

USGS Current Water Data Links

USGS Water Data for Colorado
USGS Water Data for New Mexico
Animas River
Dolores River below McPhee
Dolores River below Rico
Florida River below Lemon Reservoir
Los Pinos (Pine River)
Piedra River
Rio Grande at Wagon Wheel Gap
San Juan River in Pagosa Springs
San Juan River Quality Waters
Uncompaghre River