Jul
26
Fri
2019
Poudre RiverFest @ New Belgium Brewing | Fort Collins | Colorado | United States
Poudre RiverFest @ New Belgium Brewing
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for this year’s Poudre RiverFest mini-event at New Belgium Brewery on Friday, July 26 from 4-8pm! This is a great opportunity to support the Poudre RiverFest and learn...Read More
Poudre RiverFest @ New Belgium Brewing | Fort Collins | Colorado | United States

Join us for this year’s Poudre RiverFest mini-event at New Belgium Brewery on Friday, July 26 from 4-8pm! This is a great opportunity to support the Poudre RiverFest and learn about our plans for Poudre RiverFest 2020.

Education: We will have an educational workshop for families starting around 4:30pm. Come for the workshop and stay for the evening! The Poudre RiverFest organizing committee will be there including Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed – CPRW, Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area, and National Association for Interpretation. You can learn more about these important non-profits and what they’re doing to support the Poudre River!

Celebration: Come enjoy New Belgium beer, listen to live music from The Greyhounds, and have dinner at one of Fort Collins’ local food trucks. Attendees will also have an opportunity to win some great prizes from local businesses!

Restoration: Several of the Poudre RiverFest organizing non-profits hold volunteer restoration opportunities throughout the year. You can learn more about these projects and sign up to volunteer!

Jul
30
Tue
2019
Poudre Pub Talk: The Future of Wellington's Water Supply @ Old Colorado Brewing | Wellington | Colorado | United States
Poudre Pub Talk: The Future of Wellington’s Water Supply @ Old Colorado Brewing
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the July 30th Pub Talk at Old Colorado Brewing,...Read More
Poudre Pub Talk: The Future of Wellington's Water Supply @ Old Colorado Brewing | Wellington | Colorado | United States

As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the July 30th Pub Talk at Old Colorado Brewing, Ed Cannon–Wellington’s Town Administrator—will be discussing the town’s new water treatment plant and how population growth in Wellington will impact the water supply.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP via Facebook by clicking here. Old Colorado Brewing will be offering beer specials during the night of the pub talk, and part of the proceeds from the evening will benefit the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area. Thanks so much for your support!

The Poudre Heritage Alliance’s FREE Poudre Pub Talks series occurs regularly at locations across Northern Colorado, featuring guest speakers talking about a range of subjects related to “good water.” For the full Pub Talk listing, go here.

Aug
13
Tue
2019
Poudre Pub Talk: Putting the "Ecosystem" into Ecosystem Services @ Green Earth Brewing | Greeley | Colorado | United States
Poudre Pub Talk: Putting the “Ecosystem” into Ecosystem Services @ Green Earth Brewing
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the August 13th Pub Talk at Green Earth Brewing,...Read More
Poudre Pub Talk: Putting the "Ecosystem" into Ecosystem Services @ Green Earth Brewing | Greeley | Colorado | United States

As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the August 13th Pub Talk at Green Earth Brewing, two professors from the University of Northern Colorado–Dr. Chelsie Romulo and Dr. Sharon Bywater Reyes–will be discussing the importance of water conservation, specifically how flow regimes and water management affect riparian areas and how water can be managed for multiple uses. They will be highlighting how we can use an understanding of ecosystem processes to make good (or bad!) water management decisions.

Dr. Sharon Bywater-Reyes studies how riparian vegetation and rivers work together to shape what rivers look like and how they function. She has been with the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department at the University of Northern Colorado since 2017. Dr. Chelsie Romulo studies how to use natural resources sustainability and specifically what works for balancing environmental, economic, and social equity objectives. Her work includes global analyses of drinking water systems for large cities. She is a professor with the Department of Geography, GIS, and Sustainability at University of Northern Colorado.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP via Facebook by clicking here. Green Earth Brewing will be offering beer specials during the night of the pub talk, with proceeds from the evening benefiting the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area. Thanks so much for your support!

The Poudre Heritage Alliance’s FREE Poudre Pub Talks series occurs regularly at locations across Northern Colorado, featuring guest speakers talking about a range of subjects related to “good water.” For the full Pub Talk listing, go here.

Aug
21
Wed
2019
Pedaling the Poudre - Windsor (August 2019) @ River Bluffs Open Space | Windsor | Colorado | United States
Pedaling the Poudre – Windsor (August 2019) @ River Bluffs Open Space
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
NOTE: Participants must create an account and register through the Town of Windsor’s website or call 970-674-3500 (Activity Code 245310.03). If this date does not work for you, individuals or...Read More
Pedaling the Poudre - Windsor (August 2019) @ River Bluffs Open Space | Windsor | Colorado | United States

NOTE: Participants must create an account and register through the Town of Windsor’s website or call 970-674-3500 (Activity Code 245310.03). If this date does not work for you, individuals or groups can sign up for future tour dates by clicking here and filling out an interest form online.

Sign Up Here!

Come pedal along the Poudre bike trail while learning about the history and heritage of the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area. As one of only 55 National Heritage Areas in the country, participants will discover what makes this river corridor so special as Heritage Culturalist volunteers guide them along a three hour tour of historic and natural sites. This tour will begin at River Bluffs Open Space and end near Eastman Park in Windsor. This event is open to all skill levels. Please contact us at programs@poudreheritage.org if you have any further questions.

  • General tour topics:
    • Early history and settlement of Windsor and Northern Colorado
    • The Poudre River’s importance as it relates to Western Water Law
    • Water management systems that were developed and/or utilized along the Poudre River
    • Modern happenings along the Poudre River corridor including new trail construction in Windsor, ecological restoration at Natural Area/Open Space sites, and new storage/diversion projects

We look forward to riding with you soon! And thank you for supporting the Poudre Heritage Alliance and the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area! For more information about PHA’s Pedaling the Poudre program, click here.

Sep
20
Fri
2019
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 20) @ Bellvue | Colorado | United States
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 20)
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Colorado’s waterways play an important role in our communities. They provide ecosystem benefits, habitat areas for fish and wildlife, and water for recreation, agriculture, industry and personal use. Join the...Read More
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 20) @ Bellvue | Colorado | United States

Colorado’s waterways play an important role in our communities. They provide ecosystem benefits, habitat areas for fish and wildlife, and water for recreation, agriculture, industry and personal use. Join the Poudre Heritage Alliance, Water Education Colorado, the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed, City of Fort Collins Utilities, and Bike Fort Collins on September 20 or September 21 to learn about the various uses and benefits of the Cache la Poudre River. Explore this waterway by bicycle along with citizen leaders, volunteers, scientists, planners, and water managers. Topics will be presented by experts in their field, covering everything from the history and heritage of the region; to agricultural and industrial impacts; to modern day recreational and environmental concerns; as well as nonpoint source pollution and other water quality issues.

Sign Up Here!

This roughly 9-mile route will begin at the Watson Lake parking area in Bellvue, northwest of Fort Collins’ city center. We’ll then travel east along the Poudre River Trail, stopping at several points of interest along the way. We’ll continue along the trail until just past Lincoln Ave. and then we’ll double back to one of the local breweries. *Note: The bike tour route is not round trip. Please make any necessary arrangements to get back to your vehicle after the tour. Shuttles/carpooling is an option–just let us know what your needs are.

All participants must bring their own bikes and be able to bike approximately 9 miles one-way. Additionally, all participants must wear a helmet to ride. If you do not have a bike to use, please check out Fort Collins’ bike share program.

Register today – the tours are FREE, but space is limited. The tours on September 20 and September 21 will have a few different speakers, so feel free to come both days. More info on tour stops and educational speakers will be available soon.

We look forward to riding with you soon! And thank you for supporting the Poudre Heritage Alliance and the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area! For more information about PHA’s Pedaling the Poudre program, click here.

 

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 21) @ Bellvue | Colorado | United States
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 21)
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Colorado’s waterways play an important role in our communities. They provide ecosystem benefits, habitat areas for fish and wildlife, and water for recreation, agriculture, industry and personal use. Join the...Read More
Pedaling the Poudre: Water Education CO (Sept 21) @ Bellvue | Colorado | United States

Colorado’s waterways play an important role in our communities. They provide ecosystem benefits, habitat areas for fish and wildlife, and water for recreation, agriculture, industry and personal use. Join the Poudre Heritage Alliance, Water Education Colorado, the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed, City of Fort Collins Utilities, and Bike Fort Collins on September 20 or September 21 to learn about the various uses and benefits of the Cache la Poudre River. Explore this waterway by bicycle along with citizen leaders, volunteers, scientists, planners, and water managers. Topics will be presented by experts in their field, covering everything from the history and heritage of the region; to agricultural and industrial impacts; to modern day recreational and environmental concerns; as well as nonpoint source pollution and other water quality issues.

Sign Up Here!

This roughly 9-mile route will begin at the Watson Lake parking area in Bellvue, northwest of Fort Collins’ city center. We’ll then travel east along the Poudre River Trail, stopping at several points of interest along the way. We’ll continue along the trail until just past Lincoln Ave. and then we’ll double back to one of the local breweries. *Note: The bike tour route is not round trip. Please make any necessary arrangements to get back to your vehicle after the tour. Shuttles/carpooling is an option–just let us know what your needs are.

All participants must bring their own bikes and be able to bike approximately 9 miles one-way. Additionally, all participants must wear a helmet to ride. If you do not have a bike to use, please check out Fort Collins’ bike share program.

Register today – the tours are FREE, but space is limited. The tours on September 20 and September 21 will have a few different speakers, so feel free to come both days. More info on tour stops and educational speakers will be available soon.

We look forward to riding with you soon! And thank you for supporting the Poudre Heritage Alliance and the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area! For more information about PHA’s Pedaling the Poudre program, click here.

 

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Poudre Pub Talk: Playing it Safe on the Poudre River @ Ramskeller | Fort Collins | Colorado | United States
Poudre Pub Talk: Playing it Safe on the Poudre River @ Ramskeller
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the September 25th Pub Talk at Colorado State University’s...Read More
Poudre Pub Talk: Playing it Safe on the Poudre River @ Ramskeller | Fort Collins | Colorado | United States

As part of an on-going series, the Poudre Heritage Alliance presents monthly educational pub talks at local establishments throughout Northern Colorado. For the September 25th Pub Talk at Colorado State University’s Ramskeller Pub & Grub, we will be discussing our Play It Safe on the Poudre program, highlighting how CSU students and other members of the public can safely and sustainably recreate on the Poudre River.

The multi-pronged Play It Safe on the Poudre program raises awareness about approaches to recreating on the river in safe and sustainable ways, and helps to build the capacity of the Poudre Fire Authority and Larimer County rescue teams. The program  also calls attention to the history of in-river structures that represent hazards to recreation.

If you are interested in attending this Pub Talk, please RSVP via Facebook by clicking here.

The Poudre Heritage Alliance’s FREE Poudre Pub Talks series occurs regularly at locations across Northern Colorado, featuring guest speakers talking about a range of subjects related to “good water.” For the full Pub Talk calendar, go here.