Riverscapes Models & Tools


Through the Riverscapes Consortium, we have developed a number of models that can be useful for scoping, planning, designing and evaluating low tech process based restoration projects. These models are all open source so you them for your purposes in your own projects and assesments. We license all these with a creative commons attribution license so you can adapt for your own purposes and, distribute and share:

Riverscapes Tools

BRAT(Beaver Restoration Assessment Tool) is useful for condition assessment as it pertains to developing expectations for beaver dam building. RCAT(Riparian Condition Assessment Tool) is helpful for assessing riparian conditions, the causes of departure from historic conditions and looking at recovery potential within the valley bottom.

Condition Assessment

Recovery Potential

Restoration Planning

Rangeland Analysis Platform

Rangeland Analysis Platform

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