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Search through hundreds of publications, recorded webinars, newsletters, tools, and templates to support your water work. Explore by a specific program (our priority areas) or resource type. Not sure what program or type to use? Just enter what you’re looking for into the search bar: “strategic planning,” “State Revolving Fund,” “data collection.” The resources included here are intended to help you advance your work and spark innovation and new ideas.
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Resource Type: Tools and Templates
A very brief Farm Bill history 1933: the first Farm Bill passed as part of the New Deal. 1985: Title II, which includes all conservation programs, was added. Reauthorization occurs every five years. The next Farm Bill will take shape in 2023. Conservat… View Resource ›
Resource Type: Webinar
Participants explored the reasons diversion assessments are important to the SMP/IWMP process. SMP leaders from the Yampa and Mancos Rivers presented their varying approaches to diversion assessments. Phil Brink and Nicole Seltzer’s slides Gretchen Ran… View Resource ›
Resource Type: Publications, Reports
Stream Management Plans (SMPs) are a priority in Colorado’s 2015 Water Plan, which calls for 80% of locally-prioritized streams to have a SMP by 2030. In 2021, River Network and the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) compiled the accomplishments… View Resource ›