Taking Riparian Restoration Efforts to the Appropriate Scale 

Shannon Wadas 

Associate Director, RiversEdge West, Grand Junction, CO

RiversEdge West has worked to restore riparian ecosystems through education, collaboration and technical assistance for over 20 years. As a leader in convening a diversity of partners and stakeholders in many different watersheds and on many different scales, the history of RiversEdge West’s journey has elicited many lessons learned around the appropriate scale of collaborative efforts and staying relevant and sustainable in a forever changing landscape.