Uncompahgre


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Uncompahgre

(ŭn'kəmpä`grē), river, c.75 mi (120 km) long, rising in the San Juan Mts., SW Colo., and flowing NW past Montrose to the Gunnison River at Delta. Its waters are used for irrigation. Gunnison Tunnel diverts water from the Gunnison River to the Uncompahgre valley.
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The Bureau of Land Managements Uncompahgre Field Office and the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area are implementing annual seasonal road closures beginning Dec.
This is an exciting project because it means building a future for Montrose that will attract great businesses and fly-fishing enthusiasts from all over the world while helping sustain one of our greatest assets: the Uncompahgre River," Dragoo said.
Planting 132,000 ponderosa pine across 11,400 acres in Gunnison, Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests
So, once again, I found myself nestled in the back seat of Larry's pickup for the 23-hour drive to the Uncompahgre National Forest several thousand feet above Montrose, Colo.
En route, we went up the tongue-twisting Uncompahgre River to 'hip, hip' Ouray, a charming Victorian town with odourless hot springs.
A subsidiary of the multinational coal company Arch Coal, the company is expanding its underground coal mining operation into the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison national forests.
The 35-acre site sits on the floodplain of the Uncompahgre River, just across the road from the Delta-Montrose Electrical Association.
The property sits on the flood plain of the Uncompahgre River and is less than a quarter mile from a housing development.
Cheatgrass flourishes in semi-arid environments, such as on the Uncompahgre Plateau in western Colorado, where this study of initial invasion was completed.
Although Ouray, the chief of the Uncompahgre Utes, quelled the violence, the government forced 1500 of his own tribe to leave their ancestral grounds in 1881 and relocate to the Uintah reservations in Utah.
Nucla sits in a constellation with neighboring Naturita and Uravan, high on the hardscrabble uplift of the Uncompahgre Plateau in southwestern Colorado.