A category for posts about conservation.
The Coalition for the Upper South Platte is sponsering a restoration project at Happy Meadows on Saturday, September 29th., National Public Lands Day. Our Chapter is not officially participating in this project, however if you can help out, please register on line or contact Lisa Patton at 719-748-0033. Details to follow……….. Thank you, Jim Klug
Workday: Saturday, […]
Trout Unlimited and Coalition for the Upper South Platte West Creek Restoration Project Successfully Completed!
On September 25, 2102, a group of 16 energetic volunteers from the Cutthroat Chapter and the Coalition for the Upper South Platte added the finishing restoration touches to a reconstructed stretch of West Creek. I just six hours time, approximately 1500 […]
Jeff Spohn is Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s aquatic biologist for the Upper South Platte River Basin. The Upper South Platte River is the Cutthroat Chapter’s “home waters”. Jeff knows more about this section of the state than anyone you’re likely to meet. Jeff will spend the first part of his presentation discussing the biology, management, […]
The Cutthroat Chapter, in conjunction with the Cherry Creek Chapter will be conducting a stream cleanup along Clear Creek Saturday, September 8th. We have been doing this for several years and it has yielded very worthwhile results and community appreciation. It is almost unbelievable the things we pull from the banks and the stream itself. […]
This project will focus on replenishing/replacing vegetation (Willows and grasses) in an area of West Creek just above the reservoir across from the Fire Station. The creek has been restructured, but we need a good volunteer crew to plant willows and reseed grasses.
If you can help, please e-mail or call Jim Klug at email@example.com or 303-953-8046. […]
Thank you to all Trout Unlimited members and others who turned out for SOUTH Platte Cleanup 2012, at Deckers, on July 14th. Over twenty volunteers showed up to collect; beer bottles, plastic water bottles, shoes, cans, broken auto body parts, signs and everything else. We collected trash from Night Hawk Hill to the NO TRESPASSING sign, strung accross the river, up the […]
A Different Sort of Fishing
By Jocelyn Mertens
On July 11, the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the Cutthroat Trout Unlimited Crew collaborated to rescue fish on 4 Mile Creek above Deckers. Water levels are down, and water temperatures are up, making for rough conditions for the fish. Jeff Spohn, aquatic biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]
Join the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Coalition for the Upper South Platte on Saturday, July 14th to pick up trash, and anything else that does not belong along a river, in the Deckers area of the South Platte.
We have been performing this cleanup for many years. Lunch will be provided. Please let Jim […]
Field and Stream has posted a Hero for a Day video on their website documenting our work on Trail Creek. It is titled ‘Planting an Erosion Barrier on the South Platte Watershed” and can be viewed at http://www.fieldandstream.com/hero-for-a-day/videos . Please take a moment to check it out! And thanks again to all the volunteers who made it a […]
Field & Stream “Hero-for-a-Day” Project
South Platte Erosion Control
Was successfully completed FRIDAY MAY 18, 2012
Thanks to our 25 hardworking volunteers from three local Trout Unlimited Chapters and the film crew from Field & Stream, the South […]