Mountain Splash-In – July 14

Back to Splash-in Outcome This weekend  the next splash-in! Place: Kenney Reservoir Date: July 14, 2018 at 8 am to 4 pm Support Airport: Rangely (4V0), All participating aircraft must land at 4V0 for invasive species inspection The event is a splash-in BBQ picnic and is open to all. This year we expect to have a […]

SB18-275 NEWS

May 7, 2018 – SB18-275 Dies in the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee I am sorry to report that SB18-275 was killed in the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee. I am awaiting a postmortem of the factors leading to the defeat. Outwardly, it appears to have been a victim of opposition […]

Lake Meredith – June 2, 2018

Back to Splash-In Outcome 79 Days until Colorado’s Second Annual Lake Meredith Splash-IN! at Lake Meredith, Ordway, CO. Colorado’s First and Only Public Use Seaplane Base! This year we have joined the Mile High Meet and Greet Wakeboarding group. Lake Meredith Splash-in Schedule   Attending Aircraft Other Activities Grumman Widgeon – Arizona Pilots may be offering […]

Connect & Collaborate – Sept 18 – 22, 2017

General Aviation Week Tammy Schmidt, On-Air Producer with Co-Host Kelly Sloan talk about policy and legislation that impact what some pilots are allowed to do, where to fly where to land and much more. During the week various aviation associations are introduced and their role in aviation is discussed. In the September 22nd installment, Ray […]

Water Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

2017 Regular Session Hearing Items Shepherding Water Rights in Colorado Water for Outdoor Landscaping Forest Health Advisory Council Water Infrastructure and Supply Efficiency (WISE) Project House Bill 17-1289 Concerning Historical Consumptive Use Follow-Up on High Groundwater Issues Seaplanes and Colorado State Parks Seaplanes and Aquatic Nuisance Species Public Testimony Final Recommendations on the Colorado Water […]

Peninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Emergency Respondents, Volunteers Practice with Seaplane   On August 9, 2017, seaplanes, community resources and emergency services planners came together to help pave the way for a better future for Jefferson County. After doing exercises for so many years, starting in 2009, it is a special privilege to get to see everything come together and […]

June 18, 2016 – Colorado’s First Ever Seaplane Splash-In

Lake Meredith – Splash-In Event Info We had a wonderful and historic time at Lake Meredith on June 18th. There were ~500 attendees and 4 seaplanes.  We established a permanent seaplane base and created an airmark at the site.  We have proven our concept of operations by establishing an inspection process that was recognized by a sitting State Senator.  Everything we accomplished was a Colorado “First”. […]

Kenney Reservoir

Small park with restroom, picnic facilities, and 40’ wide Boat ramp on east shore.   Coordinates: N 40° 06’ 52.97” W 108° 42’ 30.56” Elevation: 5350 Description: Approx 7500′ X 1500′; 280 Acres Landing Fees: None Restrictions: None Current ANS: None; Perform Self-Inspection at land airport Contact: Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, 970-675-5055 CAUTION: Mountainous […]