There are many individuals, organizations, and agencies that have played an integral part in the DRRP’s progress towards its shared goals.  These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
  • Bureau of Land Management: Tres Rios, Grand Junction, Uncompahgre and Moab Field Offices
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • Colorado State University
  • Counties of: Dolores, San Miguel, Montrose, Mesa, Colorado; Grand County, Utah
  • Department of Energy
  • Dolores River Dialogue
  • Tamarisk Action Group
  • Dolores Water Conservancy
  • Four Corners School/Canyon Country Youth Corps
  • Gateway Canyons Resort
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Private land owners & citizen volunteers
  • Southeast Utah Riparian Partnership
  • Southwest Conservation Corps
  • RiversEdge West (formerly Tamarisk Coalition)
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Partners for Fish and Wildlife
  • University of Utah – Rio Mesa Center
  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
  • Walton Family Foundation
  • Western Colorado Conservation Corps


To date, the DRRP has invested over $9 million in the Dolores River and communities in and near the watershed. These investments have supported a variety of activities (e.g. restoration work, training & educational events, important science and research) that have created hundreds of jobs for young people and local contractors. 


Sources of Funding

•    Bureau of Land Management
•    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
•    Colorado Parks and Wildlife
•    Colorado Healthy Rivers Fund
•    Colorado River Water Conservation District
•    Colorado State Forest Service
•    Colorado Water Conservation Board
•    Commission for Environmental Cooperation
•    David & Lucile Packard Foundation
•    El Pomar Foundation
•    Hendricks Charitable Foundation
•    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
•    National Resource Conservation Service
•    National Wild Turkey Federation
•    North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action
•    Packard Foundation
•    Partners for Fish and Wildlife
•    Utah Watershed Restoration Initiative
•    Walton Family Foundation