SMP 101

8/27/2021 Are you interested in learning if a Stream Management Plan is a good fit for your community? Join River Network and the Colorado Water Conservation Board to learn the basics of SMPs, including their history, steps in the planning process, and some details on...

Data Management and Tools

8/15/21 Hannah Holm, Director of the Hutchins Water Center at Colorado Mesa University, and Seth Mason, Principal Hydrologist at Lotic Hydrological, discuss their approaches and experience with managing the vast amounts of data that typically result from a river...

South Arkansas Field Trip

8/5/2021 Salida, Colorado Participants from across the state came together to learn more about fluvial hazard mapping, stream health assessments, and the beginning phases of the Upper Arkansas SMP. Michael Blazewicz, Kim Lennberg, Buffy Lenth, and Natalie Allio...

Designing Demonstration Projects for Maximum Impact

6/17/21 Pilot and demonstration projects are often implemented to test or showcase an idea’s potential for success. In SMPs, they can be used to try out a new or innovative project idea to garner enthusiasm or community support for the SMPs. Participants discussed...

Lessons from Community Planning

4/15/21 Participants discussed the approaches that the Yampa and Big Thompson teams took to engage their community in their SMP/IWMPs, including the use of data visualization software like Tableau and Maptionnaire and how these tools were used to gather and display...

Identify, Prioritize, and Evaluate Potential Actions

12/10/20 Participants discussed approaches to identifying and prioritizing potential actions to support the objectives stated in their SMP. Topics included effectively designing the discussion process, evaluating potential project impact, and tips for ensuring...
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