Our Group has been researching various watershed management funding collaborations around the region, to see what is being done and to try to decide what might be adapted for the Arkansas Valley.
We have held conference calls with the Rio Grande Water Fund, and Peaks to People. We also hope to speak with representatives from Forests to Faucets and the Coalition for the Upper South Platte. Participants in conference calls include Damon Lange (CSFS), Jim Pitts (USFS), Chelsey Nutter (UAWCD), Chaffee County Commissioners Greg Felt and Keith Baker, Rob White (AHRA), Cindy Williams, and Sue Greiner.
Attached are comprehensive notes from the conference calls with the Rio Grande Water Fund and Peaks to People. Also attached is a summary of the watershed collaborations we are researching.