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STEP is Making Strides

Harmful pollution, aging infrastructure, costly flooding, poor community health - these are a few issues that loom large in our region. The Stormwater Transformation and Enhancement Program (STEP) aims to address these issues by repurposing the High Line Canal (Canal) for green stormwater management. STEP provides benefits on nearly every scale by increasing flood resiliency, water [...]

By |2019-10-31T12:10:28-07:00October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights from the High Line Canal 2018 Botanical Survey

The following blog post has been contributed by Shannon Bauman from the High Line Canal Conservancy. You may know the High Line Canal as a 71-mile playground for runners, walkers, cyclists and other recreationalists. Or perhaps the Canal stands out as a nearly 140-year-old living tribute to Colorado’s rich agricultural history. However, with the recent [...]

By |2019-07-03T07:33:37-07:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Internship Opportunity for the High Line Canal Conservancy

The Conservancy is seeking an intern with a focus on development Conservancy interns support the outreach, development and planning initiatives of the Conservancy. They are involved in various aspects of our work as specified and required by the individual Conservancy departments. The current open intern position(s) gives the opportunity for involvement in key planning and stakeholder meetings, important marketing [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:09:51-07:00April 8th, 2019|Conservancy|0 Comments

Join our team – we’re hiring! Community Outreach Coordinator

This position provides a unique opportunity to be part of a growing nonprofit dedicated to the long-term protection and enhancement of one of the metro region’s largest and most unique recreational and ecological assets. The Community Outreach Coordinator will serve as one of the public faces for the Conservancy. The Coordinator will oversee a small, but growing [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:17:06-07:00August 30th, 2018|Conservancy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Conservancy seeking fall intern – communications and development focus

Conservancy interns support the outreach, development and planning initiatives of the Conservancy. They are involved in various aspects of our work as specified and required by the individual Conservancy departments. The current open intern position(s) gives the opportunity for involvement in key planning and stakeholder meetings, important marketing strategies and work with current and future supporters of the Canal. [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:17:20-07:00August 8th, 2018|Conservancy|0 Comments

High Line Canal Botanical Survey

The High Line Canal Conservancy has partnered with Denver Botanic Gardens’ research and conservation department this summer to take a deeper look into the botanicals that line the High Line Canal. Since May, assiduous botanists have been out almost every day assessing the plant species along all segments of the 71-mile corridor with several [...]

By |2018-09-14T09:21:11-07:00July 25th, 2018|Canal|0 Comments

Join us for another walk along all 71 miles!

In partnership with Walk2Connect, Walking Movement Leaders will lead 2 complete series of 14 community walks (plus one built-in weather day) along the High Line Canal Trail. One series will be at 3 mph on Fridays at 7:30 am, and the other series will be our “social” series at 2 mph on Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 [...]

By |2018-10-15T12:32:33-07:00May 31st, 2018|Programs|0 Comments

RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP between Denver Botanic Gardens and Conservancy

Denver Botanic Gardens’ research and conservation department has partnered with the High Line Canal Conservancy to survey plant communities along the 71-mile Trail. The Gardens' intensive data collection will occur May - September. Upon completion, the Conservancy will finalize landscape guidelines as part of the High Line Canal Framework Plan – a multi-year implementation plan that is currently [...]

By |2018-06-28T12:51:43-07:00May 31st, 2018|Planning|0 Comments

2018 High Line Canal BioBlitzes

Sat, June 9: Eisenhower Park 4300 E Dartmouth Ave, Denver, CO 80222 Sat, June 23: Writers Vista Park 8101S S Peninsula Dr, Littleton, CO 80120 Sun, July 1: deKoevned Park 6301 S University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121 Sat, July 21: Centre Hills Disc Golf Course/Delany Farm E Centretech Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80017 Sun, July 29: Chatfield State Rec Center 11500 [...]

By |2018-09-13T14:40:07-07:00May 24th, 2018|Landscapes, Programs|0 Comments

Community Vision Plan for the High Line Canal Receives National Planning Achievement Award

American Planning Association recognizes 16 communities for best practices in planning and urban design. CHICAGO – The Community Vision Plan for the High Line Canal has received the Gold 2018 National Planning Achievement Award for Public Outreach from the American Planning Association (APA). The award recognizes the collaborative effort of High Line Canal Conservancy, Denver [...]

By |2018-06-28T12:54:08-07:00March 28th, 2018|Planning|0 Comments