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Local Motion: Upper Gunnison River Restoration Project

A one rock dam Zeedyk meadow restoration structure on USFS managed public lands in the Gunnison Basin.
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A one rock dam Zeedyk meadow restoration structure on USFS managed public lands in the Gunnison Basin.

Today we hear from Cheryl Cwelich water resource specialist with the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District. Cheryl talks about the importance of the district and a the vital usage of Zeedyk structures to restore wetlands.

We also hear an audio clip from Bill Zeedyk on the structures from a Quivira Coalition video and we hear how local rancher Robbie LeValley who is using the structures on her family's ranch near Hotchkiss, Colorado

Lisa was born in Texas but grew up on a small farm in Olathe, Colorado and considers herself a “Colorado native after six years of age.” Lisa has seven years experience in media, beginning as a News Director for a small radio station on the Eastern Plains. Following her initial radio career, Lisa worked as a staff reporter for The Journal Advocate in Sterling, Colorado and most recently as a staff reporter for the Delta County Independent. Lisa is thrilled to join the award-winning News and Public Affairs team at KVNF.