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.

NRCS/Larimer County/BTWC collaborative project pages links:

North Fork of the Big Thompson River at Drake

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

  • CO Hazard and Incident Response Plan - Colorado Hazard and Incident Response Plan In 2016, FEMA released an updated version of all four National Planning Frameworks, with changes reflecting lessons learned from major events such as Hurricane Sandy. Despite the alterations, these four elements are not stovepipe plans that discuss linkages between each other but instead address … Continue reading
  • Feb 1, 2017 Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants Program - The Clif Bar Family Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Grants program. Through the program, general operating support grants of up to $7,000 will be awarded along with funding for specific projects that align with one or more of the foundation's focus areas: promoting Earth's beauty and bounty; creating … Continue reading
  • Dec 14, 2016 BTWC Holiday Party -

More Breaking News…


Tracy Wendt & CSU Students
Summer 2016: CSU students toured the Big Thompson watershed to better understand social aspects of river restoration projects.

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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