CLRMA is committed to advancing the science of an appreciation for Colorado's lakes and reservoirs. Below are some helpful resources and links.
Here is a list of consulting companies that specialize in lakes, reservoirs, and watersheds. They are current members of CLRMA. CLRMA does not endorse, support, or are involved with any one of these consultants. The goal of this page is to provide a link between CLRMA members that are looking for consultants and CLRMA members that are consultants that are interested in lake and reservoir projects. Please use the links and e-mails to contact these CLRMA members that are consultants.
|Amy S. Conklin, LLC||Amy Conklin||✓||✓|
|Anchor QEA, LLC||Michael Whelan||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Aqua Ria||Laurie Rink||✓||✓|
|Aquatic Solutions||Chris Knud-Hansen||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|DiNatale Water Consultants||Kelly DiNatale||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|GEI/Chadwick Consulting||Craig Wolf||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Hydros Consulting||Jean Marie Boyer||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Lake Consulting||Chris Holdren||✓||✓|
|Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers||Kelly Close||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Medora Corp – Solar Bee||David Summerfield||✓|
|Ott Hydromet||Brian Staff||✓|
|Princeton Hydro||Chris Mikolajczyk||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Resource Engineering||Michale Erion||✓||✓||✓|
|Solitude Lake Management||Erin Stewart||✓||✓||✓|
|Turner Designs, Inc.||Pam Mayerfeld||✓|
|Wenck Associates||Joe Bischoff||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|White & Jankowski||David Taussig||✓||✓|
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This Colorado Lake and Reservoir Management Plan Guidance Document was produced to assist lake organizations, home owners associations, and other organizations that manage water resources in developing a comprehensive lake management plan.
This Colorado Lake and Reservoir Management Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Guidance was produced to assist lake organizations, drinking water agencies, and other organizations that manage water resources in developing a safe and reliable guidance for properly handling harmful algal blooms.
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What are Aquatic Nuisance Species?
Aquatic nuisance species (ANS) are non-native animals and plants that have no natural predators and outcompete native species, adversely impacting our natural resources. Learn about Colorado's robust ANS prevention program and boat inspections implemented by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, municipalities, and organizations.
How Can I Stop the Spread of ANS?
CLEAN: Remove all plants, mud and animals from your boat, trailer, truck and other boating equipment (anchors, centerboards, rollers, axles, propellers, etc.) before leaving any water body. Be sure not to move plants, mud or any animals on waders or other fishing equipment. Biologists and Researchers must also take extra caution not to move plants, mud and animals on gear or equipment while working in the field by keeping all equipment clean and dry in between each use. Even moving an organism from one stretch of a river to another part of the same river can cause irreversible consequences for the ecosystem.
Clean your boat, gear and equipment that normally get wet with hot water (minimum temperature is 40°C or 140°F) and fully dry your boat and equipment in between each and every use to be sure that all organisms are killed and removed from the vessel. Adult zebra and quagga mussels are killed at 140°F on contact and other species are killed between 100-140°F.
DRAIN water from the motor, live well, bait well, bilge, ballast tanks, bladders and transom wells at the ramp or access before leaving any water body. Be sure your boat, including all compartments and equipment are fully dry in between each use and never move water from one water body to another.
DRY your boat and other boating equipment to kill harmful exotic animal species that were not visible at the boat launch. Be sure your vessel including all compartments are fully drained and dried in between each and every use.
LIVE BAIT: If you are fishing with live bait, be sure to empty your bait bucket in the garbage before leaving any water body. Never release live bait into a water body, or release aquatic animals from one water body into another.
AQUARIUM OWNERS & POND GARDENERS: Never release unwanted aquarium or backyard pond pets or plants into the wild. Many invasive species are escaped ornamental species or pets that were no longer wanted and were introduced into the wild. If you have animals or plants you no longer want, please dispose of them in the garbage or take them to your nearest Division of Wildlife office.
Report Suspect or Known ANS Populations
Timely and accurate identification is very important in dealing with invasive species. To help the Colorado Division of Wildlife quickly identify new populations of this unwanted species or to obtain more information about invasive species, please contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife's State Invasive Species Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CLRMA Board Members developed a quarterly CLARION newsletter from 2004-2017. Since 2017, CLRMA members now receive a monthly CLRMA update via email. Archived CLARION editions are available below.