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Rural Programs

Upper Little Colorado River Partnership



Upper Little Colorado


Little Colorado River Watershed upstream of Lyman Reservoir in Apache County

Local Organization

Upper Little Colorado Watershed Partnership

Local Participants

Round Valley Water Users, Eagar, Springerville, St. Johns, Apache County, Hopi Tribe, Greer Civic Assoc., Nutrioso Watershed Partnership

Technical Support

Department of Water Resources, Department of Environmental Quality, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service.

Mission Statement

We will monitor, restore, and protect natural resources within the Upper Little Colorado River Watershed to enhance the quality of life in accordance with the diverse interests of the watershed residents.

ULCR Watershed Partnership Goals

      1. Understand, protect, and conserve water resources
      2. Improve and maintain acceptable water quality by implementing best management practices
      3. Effectively manage all watershed attributes with concern for natural resources and residents
      4. Protect wildlife resources
      5. Support and encourage recreation in and around natural resources
      6. Support and consider the local economy
      7. Educate watershed residents about water and natural resource related issues
      8. Coordinate and collaborate with Federal, State, local, and Tribal governments, and private citizens and organizations
      9. Obtain funding to complete projects in support of The Partnership goals
    10. Work with other organizations to address larger-scale water quality concerns.


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