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Aquatic Resource Restoration Workshop in Colorado

Published Jan. 31, 2014
Expiration date: 2/25/2014


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, (Corps) will host an Aquatic Resource Restoration Workshop. The workshop will be co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and Mountain Studies Institute. The purpose of the workshop is to share technical information regarding aquatic resource restoration projects that have occurred within Southwest Colorado. This workshop will provide restorationists an opportunity to share information about project design, permitting, implementation, and monitoring. In addition, the workshop will allow time for public discussion regarding restoration techniques and other projects of interest. The Aquatic Resource Restoration Workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, from 8:00am to 12:00pm, at the San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court, Durango, Colorado 81301.

Agenda 8:00 – Introduction

8:15 – First Session: Fish Habitat Improvement 

Clay Kampf; US Forest Service, Hermosa Creek Fish Barrier and Fish Habitat Improvement
Ben Zimmerman; Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Division of Wildlife, Round Tail Chub Habitat Improvement
Jim White; Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), CPW’s Perspective on Fish Habitat Improvement

9:30 – Second Session: Bank Stabilization/Water Quality

Martin Moses; Natural Resource Conservation Service, NRCS Bank Stabilization Practices
Pete Nylander; Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Water Quality, In-stream Water Quality Projects

10:30 – Third Session: Wetland Restoration

Gregg Mayo; Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District, Steven’s Reservoir Enlargement Project
Ed Zink; Animas River Wetlands, LLC mitigation bank, Animas River Wetlands Mitigation Bank Implementation
Marcie Bidwell; Mountain Studies Institute, Fen Restoration Techniques and Results

There is no charge for the workshop but space is limited to 75 people. Please RSVP by emailing Kara Hellige at with the subject line reading "Restoration Workshop 2014" and your name, organization name, email and telephone number in the body of the message, and any specific suggestions for discussion topics. If you have any questions, please contact Kara Hellige in the Durango Regulatory Office via email or 970-259-1604.

Your email should be received by February 21, 2014.