CARING FOR OUR WATERSHEDS: Colorado 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 will 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


2018 Final Results

Congratulations to the 2018 CFW Finalists
Congratulations to the 2018 CFW Finalists

The final presentations were held at the University of Northern Colorado on May 11, 2018. Thank you to all of the students who participated in this contest.

After careful consideration, the $1,000 first place prize was awarded to Grace Patrick from Greeley Central High School for her proposal called, “Earth, We Are on the Last Straw”.

The final competition was extremely close. Everyone did a great job!

View all of the Top Ten Finalists here.

Thank you to the Community Partners who help make CARING FOR OUR WATERSHEDS a success!