The second round of restoration has begun on three sites upstream of Alamosa. The severe erosion and channel instability will be remedied with bank shaping, rock barbs, and revegetation.
We have made an interactive map and timeline to explore the growth and impact of the Restoration Project since the completion of the 2001 Study. Click below to check it out!
Grant funding from the Colorado Water Conservation Board and RESTORE Colorado has been secured for the streambank restoration planned near the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge. Construction is planned for this Fall.
The Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project is working to improve the function of the Rio Grande in Colorado. This means the river will: