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!
Construction has wrapped on the south branch of the Conejos River. Three diversion structures have been replaced this winter to increase efficiency, instream habitat connectivity and enhance adjacent riparian areas.
The Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project is working to improve the function of the Rio Grande in Colorado. This means the river will: