Peer Workshops

Flow Targets Workshop (Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference)

During this workshop, participants learned the basics of how to set and evaluate environmental and recreational flow targets, how to set the process up for success and best practices and common challenges for bringing stakeholders together to align on setting targets.
Flow Targets & Flow Restoration Opportunities, Mickey O’Hara, Colorado Water Trust
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SMP 101


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 assessment approaches. You’ll also hear from the San Miguel, Middle Colorado, and South Boulder Creek SMP leads about the methods and outcomes of their Stream Management Plans.

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Stream Management Peer Workshop (Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference)


Topics included community engagement strategies, tips for engaging the agricultural community, methods for assessing flow in a data-poor environment, approaches for assessing irrigation infrastructure, and methods for establishing baseline conditions.

Available presentations include:


Diversion Infrastructure Assessment, Daniel Boyes, Rio Grande Restoration Project

Assessing Flow, Seth Mason, Lotic Hydrological

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