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Waldo Canyon Post Fire Reclamation

Habitat Management continues post fire restoration efforts at Waldo Canyon.  The Waldo Canyon fire erupted in June of 2012, over 347 homes were destroyed and 18,247 acres were burned. It is the most costly wildfire in Colorado state history.  On September 13, 2014 the Habitat Management crew was excited to have a special visit from Governor John Hickenlooper during one if the Volunteers for Outdoor […]

Lions Park Poudre River Restoration

Located in LaPorte, CO, the popular Lions Park offers 20 acres of hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and fishing along the bank of the Cache LaPoudre River. Due to changes in hydrological patterns, erosion of the river’s bank was nearing the public trail, threatening to wash it away, while in-stream sediment build-up was affecting […]

Reclamation Vegetation Monitoring

After drilling operations are complete, well pads are reclaimed to the minimum size necessary for ongoing gas production and maintenance. Habitat Management conducts annual vegetation inspections for WPX Energy on approximately 200 well pads to evaluate reclamation success and has developed GIS tools to streamline data collection, data management, and reporting. An electronic form and […]