RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service and the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) have determined that with the rapidly evolving recommendations from state and local governments, it is essential for the protection of the greater community that our event be postponed.
We will be rescheduling this event at a later date at the Sherbino and truly appreciate the Sherbino Theater's flexibility and willingness to adjust during this time.
RIGS Fly Shop and UWP greatly appreciate your understanding about this necessary change, and your continued support of this benefit for the Uncompahgre River. We look forward to seeing you to celebrate with these amazing films and support a great cause at a later date, which will be announced with advance notice.
If you have questions about COVID-19 recommendations in the region please go to:
A Benefit for the Uncompahgre River – The Return of F3T the Fly Fishing Film Tour to Ridgway
100% of all proceeds go to the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership to fund conservation efforts on the Uncompahgre River.
Join RIGS in supporting our local watershed. Watch the best in fly fishing films, win prizes, eat food, enjoy libations, meet friends!
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Doors open at 5:30 pm
6:00 pm - “Protecting your Local Fishery — Conservation and Restoration Efforts on the Uncompahgre Watershed” by Cary Denison of Trout Unlimited.
6:30 pm - Films start
The Sherbino Theater
604 Clinton St.
Ridgway, CO 81432
Support projects that protect and restore your local river by coming out and being entertained by films about outdoor adventure and conservation through the lens of fly fishing.
At the benefit, you can increase your contribution and your fun by entering drawings for great river gear from national event sponsors and local outfitters. 100% of all proceeds from admission and drawings go to the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) for its efforts to preserve and improve riparian areas, fish habitat, and recreation areas.
As a longtime supporter of watershed protection and improvement, RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service recognizes access to quality waters as one of the most important resources for our community. RIGS is pleased to bring back this FT3 Film Tour as a fundraiser for the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership. UWP will be the sole benefactor of 100% of the proceeds raised.
UWP is a Ouray County-based nonprofit with a mission of protecting and restoring the natural, scenic and economic values of the Upper Uncompahgre Watershed. Current UWP activities that benefit the community and the Uncompahgre River include maintaining plants and picking up litter and debris in riparian areas, monitoring water quality monthly, offering river and watershed ecology education, and providing scientific and community stakeholder input for stormwater, stream and public land management planning.
To learn more about UWP efforts for restoring the Uncompahgre River visit http://www.uncompahgrewatershed.org/riparian-river-habitat-restoration/.
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