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Colorado Gives Day

Support healthy rivers and pre-schedule your donation to Tamarisk Coalition (TC) for Colorado Gives Day from now until Dec. 6th.

Colorado Gives Day

Support healthy rivers and pre-schedule your donation to Tamarisk Coalition (TC) for Colorado Gives Day from now until Dec. 6th. 

Why is now the best time to give?

Concert for a Cause

Join us this Sunday!  Stray Grass will be performing from 1-4pm at the Edgewater Brewery. Proceeds will go toward the launch of Many Rivers Brewing Co. and benefit the Tamarisk Coalition. Beer on tap will be Many Rivers Brewing Amber Ale, a new locally brewed beer ( 100% of profits from Many Rivers Brewing Co. beer sales will go to river conservation projects in Colorado.

Raft the River - Float Trip & Dinner on the CO River

3rd Annual Raft the River 

On August 27th, join us and local river experts for "Raft the River," a fun, educational float trip and dinner along the Colorado River in Fruita, Colorado from 1pm~6:30pm.  Plus, live music from Jack+Jill!  Click here to view the flyer.

Raft the Rio - Interpretive Fundraising Outing in New Mexico!

Raft the Rio

On April 30th, join us for “Raft the Rio,” a fun, informative float trip on the Rio Grande in New Mexico from 9am-3pm!  Click here to register.

Raft the River 2015


On August 23, 2015, over 60 community members joined us, Rimrock Adventures, and local water experts on the Colorado River for our 2nd Annual Raft the River event.

Firkin Beer for the Tamarisk Coalition

Thank you to everyone that came out to support the TC for our firkin fundraiser and a special thank you to Kannah Creek Brewing Company and Lee Gelatt Photography!  From the proceeds of the firkin and from individual donations, we raised $561.36!  Thank you!

Grass Identification Workshop

How do you tell the difference between big bluestem, blue grama, buffalograss, and blue fescue? 
Join us on January 17, 2015 at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and learn how!

Monument Road Landowner Meeting

Learn More about No Thoroughfare Wash Restoration Project and how you can become involved!                                                                                  
5:45 PM—Coffee & Snacks; 6:00 PM—Meeting Begins

Middle Colorado Watershed Riparian Restoration Workshop

Workshop is free but you must RSVP by October 15th!  Please RSVP to Laurie Rink of the Middle Colorado Watershed Council at to sign up for workshop.
For more information call Laurie Rink at 303-204-4164 or email her at
Registration Deadline: October 15, 2014. Registration required for lunch.
Classroom Session = 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Organizer: Western Slope Conservation Center

When: Workshop – June 1-2, 2017; River Festival + Float – June 3
Cost: Workshop – $125; River Festival + Float – $30
Location: Paonia, Colorado – Check back shortly for list of accommodations and...
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Joe Rowell Park
Dolores, CO
Music, river raft rides, camping, food, beer garden, vendors, Kid Adventure Area & much more!
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Fruita, CO
On August 26th, join us and local river experts for Raft the River, a fun, educational float trip and dinner along the Colorado River in Fruita, Colorado from 3:00~7:30.  Plus, this year we'll be...
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Cottonwood, AZ

Dead Horse Ranch State Park, located in Cottonwood, Arizona, will celebrate its 29th Annual Verde River Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Avon, CO
“Coming Together – the Confluence of Science and Society”
October 10th - 12th, 2017
Westin Riverfront...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Alpine Bank Lobby
225 North 5th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Join Tamarisk Coalition in the lobby of Alpine Bank from 5:30-7:30 on December 5th for appetizers and drinks (e.g. non-alcoholic beverages, wine from Talon Wine Brands and beer from Many Rivers...

Monday, April 23, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Organizer: RiversEdge West

3801 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Edgewater Brewery
Grand Junction, CO

Join us on the lawn of Edgewater Brewery on May 12th from 10am-6pm for The Humphrey RV’s Western Slope Outdoor Fest. The Fest is a chance for commercial retailers and private parties to sell,...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Organizer: Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership

Rollans Park 257 Sherman St.
Ridgway, CO 81432
Bring out your Kayak, Canoe, Tube or SUP for the 2018 Ridgway RiverFest
Everyone who comes to the Ridgway RiverFest has a chance to get WET and enjoy the river. You can wade in the eddy and along...


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