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Abstract Friends of the Poudre, like its predecessor Preserve Our Poudre, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Cache la Poudre River and prevention of large dam projects in Poudre Canyon. Preserve Our Poudre (1980-1986) generated local support for designating the upper portion of the Poudre a Wild and Scenic River. Friends of the Poudre formed in 1986 to oppose the Grey Mountain Reservoir project and enhance the Poudre River's recreational, historic, and educational...
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1980-1986
Abstract Pioneer School, an expeditionary learning academy (now Polaris Expeditionary Learning School) embarked on an oral history project from 2005 to 2006. Noting a gap in oral histories of myriad people with connections to the Poudre River, teacher Matt Strand created an assignment for his seventh and eighth grade students to conduct oral history interviews. The 36 citizens interviewed included water commissioners, members of historic families, activists, farmers, and recreation specialists. The...
Abstract The Poudre River Trust was established in 1984 to guide development and activity along the Poudre River corridor. The organization has been active in promoting the river's recreational amenities, historical significance, fish and wildlife habitat, and mixed-use development along the Fort Collins riverfront. The Trust has also collaborated with a wide range of local and national agencies, government and private, to bring attention to the river's historic heritage and to establish plans for...
Dates: 1891-2017; Majority of material found within 1984-2016
- Artifacts. 2
- Audiocassettes. 2
- Photographs. 2
- Rivers -- Colorado -- Recreational use. 2
- Water use -- Colorado. 2
- Cache la Poudre River National Water Heritage Area (Colo.) 1
- Environmentalism -- Colorado. 1
- Historic sites -- Colorado. 1
- Maps. 1
- Oral history. 1
- Rivers -- Colorado. 1
- Water -- Law and legislation. 1
- Waterfronts -- Colorado -- Fort Collins. 1 ∧ less
- Friends of the Poudre 1
- Friends of the Poudre. 1
- Poudre River Trust 1
- Poudre River Trust. 1
- Preserve Our Poudre. 1