By Deanna Belch
|Wetlands form a significant part of the ecosystem of the Silver Mountain Landslide, a geographic feature that encompasses Telluride Mountain Village, in the western San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado….
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PROPOSED UNIFIED FEDERAL POLICY FOR ENSURING A WATERSHED APPROACH TO FEDERAL LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Colorado Wetlands Initiative is an endeavor to protect wetlands and wetland-dependent wildlife through the use of voluntary, incentive-based mechanisms. It is a partnership and a cooperative venture among Ducks Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy, Partners for Fish and Wildlife,…Read More »
Dear Colorado Riparian Association and Gwen Kittel:
There is a new issue on a local river near where I live and I’m trying to find out if it has made it onto anyone else’s issue list.
Kayakers are clearing out the…Read More »
In recognition of the CRA Excellence in Riparian Area Management Awards, each award winner received a membership to the CRA. We welcome these new members to the CRA. In summary the awards were given to:
excerpts from Cottonwoods: Pondering Our Dominant Riparian Trees
by Jenifer Morrissey
Turkey Trot Springs, Apishapa River Watershed, Rocky Mountain Region, North America
Cottonwood has kept us warm this winter.
By Tim Cazier, P.E., Golder Associates, Inc.
Since the late 1800’s, the City of Glenwood Springs has relied almost exclusively on Grizzly Creek and No Name Creek for their drinking water. The original Grizzly Creek diversion system consisted…Read More »
Submitted by Butch Clark
“Sometimes we don’t know what we have until it is gone.” This heading on a brochure captures the motivation for a planning project underway in Chatfield Basin. This planning project is about how to…Read More »
by Brenda Mitchell
Mr. Bill Chase received one of the Colorado Riparian Association’s 1999 “Excellence in Riparian Management” award for his substantial contributions to riparian conservation and restoration in Colorado. Bill has been working with the Yampa Valley…Read More »
At its Annual Conference in Brush, Colorado October 6-8, the Colorado Riparian Association presented its 1999 Excellence in Riparian Area Management Award to five deserving recipients who demonstrated imagination and initiative in managing riparian areas and wetlands during 1999:
“River…Read More »
by Denis Hall
The Colorado Riparian Association held its 12th Annual Conference in the eastern plains town of Brush, Colorado from October 6-8, 1999. The location was chosen to familiarize participants with Great Plains riparian systems important to…Read More »
by Denis Hall
The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association held its 132nd Annual Convention in Mt. Crested Butte last June. Founded in 1867, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is the oldest cattlemen’s association in the country. CCA speaks for Colorado’s…Read More »
by Bob Neal, P.E., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Denver, Colorado