March 9, 2020

Current Research

Local Payment for an Ecosystem-Service-Model for Working Lands Stewardship

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT)
UHPSI research assistants are exploring possibilities of developing a payment-for-ecosystem services model to support stewardship of wet meadows using low-tech methods on conserved working lands in the Yampa Valley. By studying a variety of market-based funding mechanisms to inform a locally focused model, the team will create recommendations that may be used in the Yampa River Valley and may be applicable to other western watersheds. Read more…