Colorado Watershed Restoration Program

Colorado Watershed Restoration Program

State Agencies
Funder Name:
Colorado Water Conservation Board
Eligible Applicants:
Non-profits organizations
Relevant Project Area:
Habitat Improvement, Biodiversity, & Riparian Restoration
Water Quality & Watershed Health
Water Conservation
Funding Range:

Grant money may be used for planning and engineering studies, including implementation measures, to address technical needs for watershed restoration and flood mitigation projects throughout the state. Special consideration is reserved for planning and project efforts that integrate multi-objectives in restoration and flood mitigation. This may include projects and studies designed to:

  • Restore stream channels, ­
  • Provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial species, ­
  • Restore riparian areas, ­
  • Reduce erosion, ­
  • Reduce flood hazards, or ­
  • Increase the capacity to utilize water.

Stream and Watershed Restoration studies and projects will be funded by the CWCB on a cost-share basis. CWCB funds shall not exceed 50% of the total cost of the individual study or project, and State funds should be leveraged to the maximum extent possible with other local, state, or federal funds.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.



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