Riparian Corridor

June 4, 2010--New study examines the effects of development intensity on stream health (Environmental Network News)

The health of a waterway is entirely dependent on the status of its riparian zone, the area of land from which storm water flows. In urban environments, which are typically found along a waterway, that land is altered, and the flow of water to the stream or river is affected. These changes can have a devastating effect on the populations of aquatic life that reside there.

May 16, 2010--CDOW has $15 million for habitat protection (Summit Voice)

The Colorado Division of Wildlife has up to $15 million dollars available for habitat protection and to ensure wildlife-related recreational access available during a current funding cycle for projects guided by the state’s wildlife action plan and a 10-year strategic plan.Both those plans target habitat for threatened and endangered species and species of concern, protecting wetlan

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