The Mancos River Restoration and Resilience Group (MRR) is a science working group formed by stakeholders with a shared interest to understand the current status of the Mancos River and identify opportunities to for restoration and building resilience in the watershed. In 2016, the Mancos Conservation District received a grant from Colorado Water Conservation Board to develop a science-based report, gather existing data, summarize the current state of the river, and identify information needs. Mancos Conservation District and Mancos River Watershed Group are compiling existing data in order to assess the resilience of the Mancos River in meeting multiple uses and values in the face of changing climate conditions. Find additional information on MRR here.
The MRR Steering Committee guides the efforts of our collaboration: directs the collection of existing data and data gaps assessment, provides direction for the Mancos River Assessment, and assists with stakeholder engagement in the development and delivery of the report. The Steering Committee is open to anyone who would like to support its function. To volunteer, contact Page (email@example.com).
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(FULL REPORT COMING SOON)
DECEMBER 1, 2016 MEETING NOTES
Wildfire in the Mancos Watershed – Becca Samulski - Presentation
USFS Activities in the Mancos Watershed – Shauna Jensen - Presentation
Fisheries and Aquatic Health – Jim White - Department of Natural Resources
Soil Health and Ranching/Farming Practicies – Travis Custer - Mancos Conservation District and High Desert Conservation District - see notes
Future Plans and Community Values - Andrea Phillips – Town of Mancos - see notes
Discussion of Direction of Report - see notes
Science Synthesis - see notes
Stakeholder Process - see notes
October 1, 2015 meeting Notes
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Resilience, Climate and a Changing World – Marcie Bidwell - presentation
Update on the Mancos River and Watershed – Ann Oliver - presentation
Mesa Verde National Park Science Update – Steve Monroe - presentation
Mesa Verde National Park - Ideas for Progress – George San Miguel - see notes
Reclamation in the East Fork – Kirstin Brown - Presentation
Riverine Ecology and the Value of the Mancos to Ute Mountain Ute – Tomo Natori - See Notes
Trout Unlimited update – Duncan Rose - See notes