Caring for Our Watersheds

  • Are you a student or teacher currently participating in the program? click here to review a number of resources.


    This program is open to students who live in the Colorado borders within the Cache la Poudre River Watershed and Big Thompson Watershed.


    Students are asked to submit proposals that answer the question:

    “What can you do to improve your watershed?”

    • Students compete for over $6,000 in rewards
    • Participating schools and clubs are eligible for over $11,000 in rewards
    • Students who implement their ideas are eligible for additional funding


    2020 Deadlines

    August 24, 2020 – December 27, 2021 – Contest open for student entries
    *Free watershed presentations and mentorship available

    *January 27, 2021 – Deadline for submitting proposals*

    May 7, 2021 – Final Presentation & Celebration Banquet


    Let us know if your class would like to participate!
    We will come to your classroom and present the program to your students!


    For more information, contact Cindy Keesis ( or Ivonne Morales (
    or visit

Daniel Rodriguez and Elian Martinez
Jessica Mora
Emma Lackey and Rachel Feinstein