Big Thompson Watershed Resources

Feel free to download these helpful watershed resources or share them with friends and colleagues.

BTWC Resources

BTWC River Envisioning Project

The Big Thompson River Envisioning Project – A Stream Management Plan

Completed in 2022, this plan outlines a collaboratively developed 20-year vision to enhance river conditions along the Big Thompson River system through Loveland.

Big Thompson Master Plan

The Big Thompson River Restoration Master Plan and Mapbook were created in 2015 to guide flood recovery and restoration throughout the watershed.

2023 Annual Report Cover

2023 Big Thompson Watershed Coalition Annual Report

Take a look at featured projects and accomplishments from 2023

Big Thompson Watershed Coalition Quarterly Newsletter

Check out the latest BTWC quarterly newsletter and join our mailing list

Treatment Menu

Forest Treatment Menu Additional Resources

Find resources and guidance on managing your forested property, including types of forest treatments, forest health considerations, defensible space, and community wildfire preparedness planning.

Treatment Menu

Big Thompson Forest Health Assessment

The Big Thompson Forest Health Assessment identifies priority sub-watersheds within the Big T based upon forest and watershed health characteristics and hazards that could impact water supplies following wildfires. The assessment also outlines project type recommendations for priority areas. Read the full report here!

Watershed Data

Big Thompson Stream Flow Data

The Colorado Division of Water Resources administers water rights and agreements throughout the state and tracks data and flows specific to the Big Thompson.

Fish Survey and Management

Colorado Parks and Wildlife fisheries biologists provide online fish survey summaries by waterbody.

Landowner Resources

Regional Stream Stewardship and Recovery Handbook

An educational resource for private landowners to better understand and practice good stream stewardship.

Resilient Crossings Handbook

An educational resource for private landowners to make informed decisions for stream crossings projects.

Additional Resources