St. Vrain and Left Hand Stream Management Plan: Community Events Announced

The following is a press release from Boulder County and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service.

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The St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District is seeking public input on resident values and goals for the Saint Vrain and Left Hand Creek Watersheds. This information will be used to inform the Stream Management Plan process currently underway. Participants include Boulder County, Weld County, the agricultural community, ditch companies, and numerous other stakeholders.

Farmers Market Information Booth
Saturday, Oct. 13
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., stop by anytime
Longmont Farmers Market
9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont

Community Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 16
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Altona Grange
9386 N. 39th St., Longmont

These are the first of many opportunities for the community to engage in the St. Vrain and Left Hand Stream Management Plan process. Join staff for either or both events to learn more about the plan, provide input on your vision and values for the watershed, and identify opportunity areas. You may also fill out a project survey online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVLHCreeks.

The St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District (the District) was formed in 1971 to develop, manage and protect water resources in the Longmont area by providing cutting edge water education, acting as stewards for a very precious natural resource, helping people and governmental agencies find creative solutions to meet their water needs, fighting threats to local water supplies and protect existing water rights, and ensuring high quality water is available for future generations.

To learn more, please visit the Stream Management Plan website or contact Sean Cronin with St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District at 303-772-4060 or office@svlhwcd.org.

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