Mission & Evolution

The Southeast Utah Riparian Partnership is committed to supporting, informing, and advocating for the restoration, protection, and maintenance of healthy riparian ecosystems in Utah's Colorado River Watershed.   The group began meeting in 2006 and created their first plan in 2007.  

The group meets 2 times a year to share information, plan collaborative projects and review project progress.

Goals

  • Work to understand the effects of biocontrol and other project activities on riparian ecosystems.

  • Act as a public resource for understanding ecological processes and fostering stewardship.

  • Coordinate projects involving multiple collaborating agencies.

  • Promote resilient native ecosystems.

  • Mitigate the negative impacts of recreation on project sites.

  • Integrate visitor experience into projects when appropriate.

 

2020 Meetings

Meetings on January 21 and October 8 reviewed Colorado River Project 3 and 4 projects, and the new Survey 123 that will link to our group database of project sites.

2019

The group met one time in 2019 on June 26th focused on partner projects and ideas like branded wag bags to address a growing problem with poop.

2018

Two full partnership meetings (March 14 and November 27) and a Facilitated Strategic Planning meeting on June 18th clarified our focus on collaborative tools for partnership projects over a static plan document 

2017

Our group meetings on April 17th & November 1st focused on the Rassmussen database access and the assorted projects collaborators have, including the Colorado River Cross Watershed Restoration Project

2016

Our full group meeting on Dec 8 discussed how recreation has become a critical component of all restoration planning in our area.  Support from RiversEdge West with Restore our Rivers Funding  focused increased efforts for collaboration.

2012-2016

We will include a summary of work done in this period

2008-2011

We will include a summary of work done in this period

2005 - 2007

We will include a summary of work done in this period including links to the BLM work, beetle release information and the 2007 SE Utah Tamarisk Partnership Plan

Rim to Rim Restoration (RRR) is a non-profit in Moab, Utah dedicated to the reestablishment of native vegetation for the benefit of wildlife, recreation opportunities and to support maintaining sustainable watersheds in the Upper Colorado Plateau.  Rim to Rim helps build community and facilitate regeneration of native plants through collaboration with local land managers, government agencies, non-profit organizations and community members on projects focused on improving conditions in high use areas in SE Utah and learning from the plants we grow for these projects.

Rim to Rim Restoration

OUR MISSION

To foster awareness and motivation for ecological restoration and responsibility in the Moab area to reestablish native vegetation for the benefit of wildlife, recreation and a sustainable watershed.

CONTACT

T: 435-259-6670

F: 435-259-6670

E: info@reveg.org

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