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2017 President's Reception!



Tickets are now available
Friday May 12 - 6 PM
Denver Art Museum

Award Recipients:
Eric Kuhn, Colorado River District
Diane Hoppe Leadership Award

Drew Beckwith, Western Resource Advocates
Emerging Leader Award

Headwaters Safe Water

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Explore the link between safe water and public health. This issue looks at the law and policy governing safe drinking water; monitoring and evaluating the health risks of as-yet-unregulated contaminants; rural water challenges; and considerations in pursuing increased water reuse. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here 

Connecting the Drops

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Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Southwest Basin Tour June 13-14

Join the Colorado Foundation for Water Education for the Southwest Basin Tour, hosted in Colorado's beautiful San Juan mountains June 13-14.

Tour attendees will visit sites up and down the San Miguel River, from Telluride to the confluence with the Dolores River, hearing from local water managers, city officials, conservation groups and business leaders about water management, economic development and collaborative restoration projects. Share a unique educational experience with other tour participants, which will include members of the Colorado legislative interim Water Resources Review Committee, and get an in-depth look at how the Southwest Basin Implementation Plan is being put into action.


Register now to take advantage our our early-bird rates. Southwest Basin Tour registration fees increase on May 22.

Read more: Southwest Basin Tour June 13-14


Climate & Colorado's Water Future


Curious about how climate impacts water and water management in Colorado?

CFWE is excited to present its annual Climate and Colorado's Water Future Workshop on June 1 in Boulder. We'll learn about Colorado's climate, climate change, and how we're planning for our water future. Hear from expert speakers and tour some of the exciting facilities and labs housed within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) including the Space Weather Prediction Center and the National Weather Service. 

Register now to reserve your spot in this workshop before it sells out.

Read more: Climate & Colorado's Water Future


Urban Water Cycle Bike Tours

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On June 6 and 7, get on your bicycle and join us for a half day bike tour. Offered in partnership by the Barr Lake and Milton Reservoir Watershed Association, Colorado Stormwater Council and CFWE, with support from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, we'll pedal along the South Platte River from Johnson Habitat Park to Riverside Cemetery to discover how groups are reclaiming, using and protecting urban waterways. See water quality improvement projects, learn about stormwater monitoring, history, recreation along the creek, community education, and long-term watershed and urban planning efforts including the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative. Registration is free but required. Click the links below to reserve your spot:

June 6, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
June 7, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Read more: Urban Water Cycle Bike Tours


Water Educator Network Upcoming Events

Learn and connect with your community with the Water Educator Network!

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Network members have events scheduled throughout spring and summer 2017. Learn more about and join the network here, or check out these events:

  • Various professional development opportunities for teachers will be offered around this state this summer find some of those offerings here.

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 And view the latest issue of Headwaters Pulse, CFWE's monthly e-newsletter here.


Click the icons below for videos about climate change, ranching and more; or audio from CFWE's Connecting the Drops radio series.

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