Our Mission: To improve the resilience, safety and ecological health of the Big Thompson River to ensure the economic, agricultural, recreational and natural resources of the watershed for the benefit of its people, public and private lands, and the environment.

Glen Haven NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program: Information about the Glen Haven Projects

Lower Canyon (Cedar Cove through Top of the Narrows) Design Project

Waltonia/Mountain Shadow/West of Drake Area Projects

West Loveland Area Projects

Breaking News – most recent posts

  • Oct 2016: Planning Grant RFP Posted on Rocky Mtn EBid - Big Thompson Watershed Coalition has partnered with BidNet as part of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System to post bid opportunities to this site. As a vendor, you can register with Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, … Continue reading
  • Nov 11, 2016 Application Deadline: Funding Available for Ditch Companies - Funds available for recovery from the September 2013 flood are still accessible to incorporated ditch companies. This funding can be used for replacement, repair, and upgrades to ditch infrastructure that was damaged in the September 2013 flood. To streamline the management of federal funds, DOLA will merge the CDBG-DR Ditch … Continue reading
  • Oct 28 2016, WaterSMART Program Grants Bureau of Reclamation - Reclamation Seeks Comments on Draft Criteria for Three WaterSMART Funding Opportunities Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects, Updated Water and Energy Efficiency Grants, and Cooperative Watershed Management Program Draft Criteria Available for Review WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking comments on draft evaluation criteria for three grant categories within the … Continue reading

More Breaking News…


Re: The Recent Fish Kill on the Big Thompson in March
“With the effort, planning and implementation that has occurred on the County Road 43 Project, the public can be assured that the final result will be a safer road, improved canyon access, and a much improved river ecosystem. While this [fish kill] has been a sad event, we hope that people will remain focused on the ultimate goal: long term and long lasting canyon recovery.” — Larry Rogstad, area wildlife manager with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

See the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition Facebook page for the story and updates.

How to Donate to the BTWC – 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Tax-deductible donations:

Checks: Payable to Big Thompson Watershed Coalition
Mail to: Big Thompson Watershed Coalition
c/o Shayna Jones
2525 West First St.
Loveland, CO 80537

Grants Status, click on graphics to open .pdf documents:

BTWC Grant Summary Worksheet (June 2016)

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