If you’re ever out west, Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is one of those places you really have to consider visiting. Last weekend, about 60 or 70 volunteers with Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV) planted sedges and willow in RMNP.
The goal was to restore a former wetland that was demolished by a flood in 1982, when a man-made dam collapsed, sending flood waters down the
In 1996, the Park Service breached the debris dam that had formed as a result of the flood (and which trapped the water forming
To help restore the wetland, the Park Service rerouted the
Here’s a few pictures of the area taken by Desiree Holtz
You can see more pictures by Desiree of the area and the volunteers here.