May 20, 2017 – Second Annual Spring Splash-In

Lake Meredith – Splash-In The Splash-In was a great success! The weather leading up to the event was horrendous and caused the turnout to be lighter than expected.  A couple of aircraft canceled fearing the weather and conditions at the lake would not be suitable.  I must confess that I too was doing a bit of panic. … Read moreMay 20, 2017 – Second Annual Spring Splash-In

July 15, 2017 – Colorado’s First Mountain Splash-In

Kenney Reservoir – Splash-In Event Saturday, July 15th, opened to a beautiful Western Colorado blue sky.  By the time the day was over most of the attendees were describing the 96-degree day as the “coolest” they had ever seen. Several hundred attendees converged on Kenney Reservoir for the First Ever Mountain Splash-In in Colorado.  As many Coloradans … Read moreJuly 15, 2017 – Colorado’s First Mountain Splash-In

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 … Read moreWater Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

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 rides … Read moreLake Meredith – June 2, 2018

Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!

The Colorado Seaplane Initiative in cooperation with the Colorado Division of Aeronautics, will be placing “Please Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!”, signs at each public airport in Colorado.  Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) requires inspections for any vessel that would be placed in the water.  The seaplane is considered a vessel by the … Read moreHelp Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!

Kenney Reservoir Splash-in

Major Seaplane Event in Rangely Presented by Colorado Northwestern Community College, Local Governments and CO Seaplane Initiative CNCC Aviation Program will Receive Donation of Seaplane for Flight Training Program. Schedule: 9:00 – 11:00 AM – Seaplane check-in and inspections, ANS awareness informal course (Alden) 11:00 AM – Seaplanes depart for reservoir 11:00 AM – 3:00 … Read moreKenney Reservoir Splash-in