When two bodies of water, or tributaries, join together, they transform into something bigger and stronger. This is why our monthly donors are our Tributaries, people who come together to make our rivers stronger and healthier. For $5, $10, $20, or more per month, you can become a Tributary and sustain your rivers.

Become a Tributary



Besides helping out Colorado’s rivers, what else is special about our Tributaries? They receive:




Access to exclusive events






Exclusive updates to keep you in the loop about our work and Colorado’s rivers







Day trips to amazing field sites with our rock-star team






Recognition on our website and in our annual report




Steamboat Springs- Storm Peak Brewing

July 21ST

We had a great together in Steamboat Springs IN PERSON at Storm Peak Brewery with a few beers and great conversation!

Denver- Woods Boss Brewing

July 15th

We had a great Tributaries to get together IN PERSON at Woods Boss Brewery with a few beers, live music, and great conversation!

Virtual cooking class

June 3rd, 2021

Spice up your weeknight cooking and join us for a virtual cooking class led by Collin Hiew! The event will be a fun way to learn a new recipe and to connect with fellow Tributaries across the state. 

water trust wine tasting

February 18, 2021

Our Tributaries participated in a virtual wine tasting! We tasted five fabulous wines with our friends at Bookcliff Vineyards, a local Colorado winery near our 15-Mile Reach project. It was so much fun to virtually get to know all of our new members!

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Have questions about becoming a Tributary or attending an event?

Contact Emma:


Emma Fredricks
Donor, Events, and Community Partnerships Fellow


















I hope you'll consider joining me as a monthly supporter


 1. A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
2. A monthly donor to Colorado Water Trust