RiversEdge West advances the restoration of riparian lands through education, collaboration, and technical assistance. We accomplish this by: Replacing invasive plants with native plant species along thousands of riverside acres across the Southwest; Educating thousands of community members and youth to foster long-term river stewardship; Training river restoration professionals through our training series and annual conference – including education and outreach about the tamarisk beetle; Researching and developing new restoration techniques to effectively restore riparian ecosystems
Protecting and caring for open lands in the Gunnison Valley. The Crested Butte Land Trust works with partners to preserve scenic vistas, wildlife habitats, our ranching heritage, and recreational opportunities forever. Willing land owners, local ranchers, government entities, fellow nonprofits, and committed community members make this valuable work possible.