Posts Categorized: Promote


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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Expanding Protections along the Eagle River: Question and Answer With Eagle Valley Land Trust

If it can be said that it takes a village to raise a child – meaning that it takes more than just the parents to develop a young person into a happy and productive adult – the same could be said for protecting our natural environments. It takes more than just one organization or one community to protect our open spaces and river environments – it requires a collaboration that accepts many hands.
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Revitalizing Communities through Recreation and River Protection

Are you looking for examples of how your community can use your local river trail as a new source for economic development? Join us on February 17th at 1 pm ET/11 am MT as we dive deeper into how local communities and governments have promoted tourism and increased economic development through river recreation and conservation initiatives.
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