Posts Categorized: Communities


Stakeholder Collaboration along the Lake Michigan Water Trail: Interview with Dan Plath

More often than not, the most success and well-loved river trails come are efforts that stem from a diverse and well engaged stakeholder group. River users and lovers of all sorts – everything from recreationalists and business owners, to farmers, ranchers, city leaders and families – come together to cultivate and promote stewardship along their local river or stream. Read more…


Colorado River Initiative: Purposeful Protection of River Corridors

River fun in Eagle County has historically been concentrated along the upper reaches of the Colorado River, leaving about 40 miles of river lonely and underutilized. However, in 2011, Eagle County Open Space (ECOS) and several partners began a concerted effort to protect the river corridor and improve access along some of the quieter and less visited stretches of the Colorado River through the Colorado River Initiative.
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