NORTH STAR MANAGEMENT PLAN
Pitkin County Commissioners adopted an updated management plan for North Star Nature Preserve on Wednesday, June 24. Implementation of the plan will proceed. Elements that are new with the 2020 plan are detailed below.
Find a link to the adopted plan above. Go HERE for guidance on floating North Star Nature Preserve.
PLAN HIGHLIGHTS / MANAGEMENT UPDATES
Many of the Action Items included in the Draft Management Plan are a continuation of previous plans, though there are a few changes described below. To learn more, please download the plan from the link above.
Natural Resource Management Actions
Continuing actions focus on restoring the natural ecology and native vegetation after over 30 years of agricultural use and allowing for the river’s organic migration with minimal human intervention. The land to the west of the river remains closed to public access for the protection of wildlife.