Reconnecting to Nature: Sand Creek and Bluff Lake

Date: 1/1/2022 - 5/31/2022

Reconnecting to Nature: Sand Creek and Bluff Lake

Student Researcher: Derek Updegrove

Client: Biohabitats
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As the Metro Denver Nature Alliance gears up to create the Vision for Nature + People planning document, I generated a case study highlighting Biohabitats' Regional Conservation Assessment data set as a tool for local organizations to advocate for access to their nature-based programming. The project involved working with the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership and Bluff Lake Nature Center to evaluate issues of habitat health in adjacent areas as well as gaps in accessibility to and from the Montbello neighborhood.


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