Silverton: River Protection Workgroup for the Animas River meeting Thursday


From The Durango Herald:

The River Protection Workgroup for the Animas River will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kendall Mountain Recreation Center in Silverton.

The focus of the meeting will be to discuss protection tools brainstormed for Mineral Creek and Cement Creek. No final recommendations will be made.

The purpose of the workgroup is to make recommendations about how to protect values on the Animas River upstream of Bakers Bridge, including several tributaries, while allowing for suitable water development to continue.

For more information, visit, call the Southwestern Water Conservation District at 247-1302 or email

More Animas River watershed coverage here and here.

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