Dolores River Restoration Project

Core Team

Each of the DRRP subcommittee chairs along with a representative of the Bureau of Land Management comprises a “Core Team,” the entrusted body between the larger partnership and subcommittees.  The Core Team fosters cross-subcommittee coordination, takes direction from and provides guidance to the partnership, and develops agendas for bi-annual partnership meetings.

Current members of the Core Team include: Rusty Lloyd and Kristen Jespersen, Tamarisk Coalition; Mike Wight of the Southwest Conservation Corps;  Celene Hawkins, The Nature Conservancy;   Mark Grover with the Four Corners School of Outdoor Education;  Alicia Austin Johnson of the Bureau of Land Management's Northwest District of Colorado; and Marsha Porter-Norton, the partnership’s facilitator.

Primary contacts: Rusty Lloyd ( or Marsha Porter-Norton (

Key Documents

2011  Retreat Notes

2013  Retreat Notes

2014  Retreat Notes

2015 Retreat Notes

2017 Retreat Notes

*The Core Team did not have a retreat in 2016.