Boulder Creek Watershed Initiative, a Waterkeeper Alliance Affiliate
Commentary and observations on the the status and future of Boulder Creek, its watershed and water-related issues around the world.
Observe, identify, photograph, geocache and monitor points of interest in the watershed including headwaters, confluences, falls, scenic and entertainment sites, dams, and industrial locations.
Anticipate, identify, and manage emerging contaminants and coordinate with other Boulder watershed groups to disseminate information on emerging contaminants.
Enhance watershed awareness by raising knowledge and understanding of current and future issues that impact the community and the watershed. This includes streambed encroachment, flood mitigation efforts, agriculture and fossil fuel extraction. The Boulder Creek Watershed Initiative will have a regular blog and web presence to raise issues and lead discussions that deserve attention.
Leverage a community of individuals and organizations that share the common principal of swimmable, drinkable, and fishable waters for all. The initiative will communicate and collaborate with existing and future organizations and individuals who share the same goals and objectives.
Engage citizen science and participation in monitoring and managing watershed issues. The Boulder Creek initiative will identify, define, and direct citizen activities that engage the community with the watershed and illuminate emerging science and environmental issues.