The Wellspring Project and Water Conservation in Western Colorado


Foundation: Western Colorado Community Foundation

Propelled by the drought in western Colorado, the Wellspring project was launched on June 12 as a one-week summer camp for Fruita Middle School students to highlight water issues in the west.

The summer camp held from June 12 to 18, 2021, was funded by the Arts Society and the Western Colorado Community Foundation.

Students have the opportunity to learn about water and its complexities from stakeholders interested in its conservation. The Wellspring Project’s goal is to combine artistic expression with environmental advocacy. At the same time show students The importance of water and its protection. Read the Entire Article


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