State of the Yampa: Kick off to River Fest

June 1

Doors 6:00 pm

Speakers 7:00 pm


The STATE of the YAMPA Address

THURS, JUNE 1 at Steamboat's Chief Theater (813 Lincoln Ave)

Kick off the 37th Annual Yampa River Festival with an ALL-STAR lineup of slideshows, videos, and talks.

$10 suggested donation benefits Friends of the Yampa


6:00 pm doors: 2-FOR-1 DRAUGHTS till 6:30! + FREE APPETIZERS compliments of Community Agriculture Alliance


7:00-8:45 pm: presentations from FIVE RIVER LUMINARIES: Hear from Colorado River District, Conservation Lands Foundation, our County Commissioner, and more! Learn about:

  * The Yampa's place in the big picture of the Colorado River

  * The Antiquities Act and our public (protected?) lands

  * 2017 Yampa River flows and reservoir levels

  * Leafy Spurge: a scourge threatening 100 miles of the Yampa

PLUS: Catch the Yampa River Festival: FRI-SUN, JUNE 2-4. Register for events at