The Next Generation of Water Stewardship

Since 2011, we have been collaborating with the Grand County Water Information Network to help get kids out in the wilderness studying the human impacts on watersheds and the environment.This is the spirit behind the Spirit of the Lake Regatta,  a non-motorized paddling and rowing regatta held on Grand Lake, Colorado. Together we hope to educate today’s youth, and tomorrow’s stewards of our precious watersheds, especially the illustrious Upper Colorado River. But what is the Grand County Water Information Network? In this month’s Green Corner, Thomas Harris* finds out more:

“This month we are spotlighting another great non-profit here in Grand County and what it does for our community. GCWIN’s mission is : To coordinate, manage and consolidate the comprehensive water quality monitoring, information and educational programs in Grand County, Colorado.

The Grand County Water Information Network (GCWIN) is a non-profit organization that gathers data on the waters of Grand County, Colorado. GCWIN was established in 2004 as a collaborative effort to enable better decision-making through science-based water quality monitoring, information-sharing, and educational programming. GCWIN’s water monitoring programs have since expanded to include”…. (read more at Sky-Hi Daily News)

*Thomas Harris currently serves as President of the Infinite West board of directors. Follow our blog to get updates on all of the Green Corner articles!

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