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FLUVIAL EROSION HAZARD MAPPING GAINS MOMENTUM IN COLORADO

Author: Michael Blazewicz Contributed by Michael Blazewicz, Round River Design, LLC For most early settlements in Colorado, the benefits of settling near a river to serve as a source of drinking water, irrigation, power, mineral access, and navigation often outweighed...

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SUSTAINING COLORADO WATERSHEDS CONFERENCE IMPRESSIONS/SUMMARY

Author: Rae Brownsberger Earlier this month, Colorado water practitioners, planners, politicians, and even a few high school students gathered in Avon, CO for the 2015 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference. As a newcomer to the state of Colorado, this was my first...

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SUSTAINING COLORADO WATERSHEDS CONFERENCE REMINDER

Author: Kim Lennberg We wanted to make sure all of you CRA members are aware of an excellent annual conference coming up in October, and/or to remind you to register before the rates increase. The Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference is celebrating its...

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THE STREAM RESTORATION BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (SR-BOK)

Author: Kim Lennberg In early 2014, a paper was published in the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering introducing and defining a stream restoration body of knowledge (SR-BOK) (Niezgoda et al. 2014) intended to advance the practice of river restoration. The SR-BOK includes...

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FRONT RANGE FLOOD RECOVERY: CWCB PERSPECTIVES AND RESOURCES

The following is a recent article by Chris Sturm (CWCB Stream Restoration Coordinator and CRA Board Member) for the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA CO) describing the flood recovery process on the Front Range as a result of the September...

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A NOTE FROM THE CRA PRESIDENT

Welcome to our new CRA blog!  Just as our riparian areas are ready for transition into great vibrancy, the CRA website is undergoing an exciting change that will bring new energy and capabilities to our traditional Greenline newsletter. Our new blog will be updated...

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