Conservation Partnerships

West Slope water users have a lot to gain by working cooperatively to meet water needs and maintain healthy rivers and streams. Trout Unlimited partners with ranchers and irrigators to implement projects that benefit agriculture while ensuring healthy rivers.

For example, we work with agricultural producers to improve aging diversion structures, stabilize stream channels, improve fish passage, upgrade aging irrigation infrastructure, augment stream flows, and complete other mutually beneficial projects.

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Interested in a stream restoration or irrigation diversion structure project on your land? Contact us to see what could be right for you.

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Landowners Guide

Read TU’s Colorado Landowner’s Guide to Stream Restoration — a primer on stream restoration projects on private land. Find out if a stream project is right for your property.

Download here or read online below.