A Watershed Partnership
A River Through Time
In a state where water resources are scarce, the South Platte River has been a focus of urban development in Colorado since the mid-1800s, as gold-prospecting camps and fur trading posts along the South Platte eventually grew and evolved into the city of Denver. Later, the river’s path served as a transportation corridor for railroads and highways, encouraging industrial development along the banks, especially in the Denver suburbs of Arapahoe County.
Now that the area’s population has multiplied to 2.5 million people, the South Platte’s story has entered a new chapter--as a major recreational resource. But first a few obstacles, ranging from rusting green school ....
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I have been very pleased to be able to help accomplish this great project, and look forward to continue. Cliff Mueller