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Follow these links for more information.


Poudre Whitewater Park
Waterkeepers Alliance
National Wildlife Federation
Clean Water Action
Cache la Poudre River Foundation
Defenders of Wildlife
WildEarth Guardians
The Xerces Society
Environment Colorado
Colorado Water Trust
Paddler's community website
Western Resource Advocates
Conservation Colorado
Sierra Club, Poudre Canyon Group
Friends of the Poudre
Poudre Paddlers
Trout Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Flycasters
Fort Collins Audubon Society
Citizen Planners
Wolverine Farm Publishing
The Bean Cycle/Matter Bookstore
   - See the Spring 2012 Issue of Matterhorn about the Poudre here
Western Rivers Conservancy


Restoration of Western Rivers — The Veins of the Ecosystem (Video)
American Rivers -- Blueways: Protecting Rivers, Connecting Communities
What it means to restore a river

Legal/Institutional Links

Colorado Water Congress
Status of in-stream flow rights in Colorado.
Julesburg water needs

Agricultural Issues

Fiscal consequences of losing irrigated ag land, see page 4 in

Water Quantity

Larimer County Compass Water Statistics
Streamflow data
    Poudre River at Poudre Rock (Pineview) Gage
    USGS Water Alerts for low or high water at any gage
    Poudre River at Canyon Mouth Gage
    Poudre River at Lincoln Street Gage
    Poudre River above Boxelder Creek Gage
    Poudre River at Greeley Gage
Workings of the South Platte alluvial aquifer
City of Boulder's Instream Flow Program
The USGS authoritative Water Use in the United States
Flood Probabilities at the Poudre Canyon Mouth (when applicable)
Flood Probabilities at the Greeley Gage (when applicable)
Flood Probabilities at the Lincoln Street Gage (when applicable)

Water Quality

Fractivist Website on Poudre River 2014 Oil Spill
Thermal study on the Poudre through Fort Collins
USGS NAWQA study summary
USGS NAWQA study full report
Feedlot links
Pesticide issues
Mutant Fish from Sewage Plants
Colorado Watershed's Water Quality Database

Water Conservation

Colorado Water Supply and Climate Change: A Business Perspective
A Better Future for the Poudre River


EPA's Wetlands Page
EPA's Wetlands in the Rocky Mountains & Northern Great Plains Brochure Front & Back
Colorado Natural Heritage Program's Mapping of Wetlands along the Poudre and South Platte Rivers 2011_03_23.pdf

Maps and More

Add to a map where you access the natural values of the Poudre River near Fort Collins
Cache la Poudre Watershed Maps and Information
Cache la Poudre River Wild & Scenic Link
Cache la Poudre River -- maps | mileage | flow | books | paddling: 2003,2004
Google Flight Path: Poudre Flight Path - Poudre Flyover Markers - Poudre Flyover ReadMe
Also see our River Impacts Mapping
Diagram of diversions and returns along the Poudre River

Just for Fun

Mountain Buzz
Poudre Rock Report
Geese Surf Glenwood Wave @ 25,500 cfs!!
Wake Kayaking...On Ice


Fort Collins Poudre 2013 Flood Photo Tour
Colorado College 2013 Conservation in the West Poll on Water,
Recycled Water Quenches San Antonio's Thirst
Porosity Storage's Aquifer System Video
"On the Cache la Poudre River", by Worthington Whittredge, 1876. An image and description can be found at:
“How to Save A River”
Wockner drought article
New York Times editorial on western rivers and development
New Belgium Brewery's environmental responsibility site, including a "save the rivers" campaign
Colorado River Water District site explaining link between western and eastern Colorado water
Nature Conservancy on the Heartbeat of Rivers
Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club's Sustainable Solutions for Colorado's Water Future
Poudre River Trail Corridor
Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area
Poudre Learning Center
Executive Summary of Cache la Poudre River Natural Areas Management Plan Update, 2011 (PDF)
Cache la Poudre River Natural Areas Management Plan Update, 2011 (PDF)

NISP Info From The Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District

For NISP related information presented by the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (NCWCD), please click here. But be forewarned that the information presented changes frequently and its accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

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