About Dolores River Boating Advocates

Dolores River Boating Advocates seeks to optimize flows, restore the natural environment, and permanently protect the Dolores River for whitewater boating. Based in southwest Colorado, they work to protect and enhance the environmental and recreational integrity of the river through stewardship, advocacy, partnerships and outreach. The group is a source for Dolores River boating and conservation information. Headquartered in the town of Dolores, CO, they represent boating enthusiasts, guides, outfitters, anglers and people who simply love the river–and who have a stake in protecting flows in the river and preserving its unique ecosystem.

From the blog

  • 05.29.15

    A Day on the Dolores

    Going out to the wild places we love is one of best ways to help us keep the faith, hang tough, stay committed… for what can be difficult and grinding campaigns to protect them for the long-term. A few weeks ago, a group of 17 supporters of the Dolores River Boating Advocates did … read more

  • 07.30.14

    The Dolores River Gets a “Creative Solution to a Vexing Problem”

    Southwest Colorado’s Dolores River Boating Advocates have collaborated with a landowner on the upper Dolores River to build a river fence that solves a mutual problem: fencing cows while keeping the river safe for boaters to pass. Spring run-off creates rushing water – great for boating and a great natural … read more

  • 02.3.14

    We Are All Stewards of the Dolores River

    Jane Dally, a board member of the Dolores River Boating Advocates in Colorado, wrote the following article for the group’s first newsletter of 2014. It’s a nicely written piece about stewardship and the fundamentals of advocating for places we love: spending time in that place, taking care of it, knowing … read more

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