The Watershed Center

A nonprofit organization

$20,645 raised

100% complete

$20,000 Goal

How do we build climate-ready watersheds?

The Watershed Center brings together science and community across the rivers and forests in your watershed to build resiliency into landscapes. With a donation to the Watershed Center, you can play a part in this important work! As a small but mighty non-profit organization, each dollar and each donor matters to us. Help us build climate-ready watersheds together! 

Work in Action

In 2022, the Watershed Center:

  • Monitored watershed health indicators at 30 river sites in the basin
  • Launched our new Adaptive Management Plan for the St. Vrain Basin 
  • Provided experiential learning opportunities for local youth
  • Grew our St. Vrain Forest Health Partnership
  • Hosted 8 community meetings on the topics of forest health and fire mitigation

...and so much more! Check out our 2022 Impact Report for a full update on what we've been doing.


"We feel that Watershed Center has done a good job bringing the appropriate stakeholders to the table. Completion of this project is vital to our community moving towards long term stream restoration recovery from the September 2013 flood." -- Mark Schueneman, President, Lower Lefthand Creek Flood Recovery, Inc.

"The enhanced creek corridor contributes to the natural landscape atmosphere highly valued by the community." -- Tara Schoedinger, Mayor of Jamestown

"The (Left Hand Water) District's Board of Directors has been impressed with the way that this organization has met the challenge in implementing necessary projects identified in the Left Hand Creek Master Plan (AMEC, 2014)" -- Chris Smith, General Manager, Left Hand Water District

Giving Activity


The mission of the Watershed Center is to protect and restore watersheds for people and the environment using a collaborative and science-based approach.

Organization Data


Organization name

The Watershed Center

other names

Left Hand Watershed Center

Year Established


Tax id (EIN)





6800 Nimbus Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Service areas

Boulder County, CO, US



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