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Headwaters Summer 2015

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Explore the nexus of land use and water, opportunities to merge these fields of planning, and protections to ensure the adequacy of water supplies--for those who call Colorado home today and tomorrow. Find articles and a flipbook of the magazine here.

Order Headwaters. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for your complimentary copy or become a member to receive an annual magazine subscription.


NOW available! CFWE's ever-popular Citizen's Guide to Colorado Water Law has been updated and is now available. The new 4th edition of this valuable desk reference explores the basics of Colorado water law, how it has developed over time, and how it is applied today. Order your copy for $10 each.

Citizen's Guide to Colorado Water Law, 4th edition

Connecting the Drops: On Air

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Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference

2015 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference
October 6-8, 2015—Westin Riverfront Resort, Avon, CO
"In it for the Long Haul!"

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Register now for the 10th Annual Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference, hosted by the Colorado Watershed Assembly, Colorado Riparian Association and Colorado Foundation for Water Education. This conference works to expand cooperation and collaboration throughout Colorado in natural resource conservation, protection and enhancement by informing participants about new issues and innovative projects and through invaluable networking. In 2015, the conference will focus on what is needed to help ensure long-term sustainability for river health, public education and organizational management. A limited quantity of scholarships are available and registration increases after September 7, click here to register today!


Great Divide Film Tour

Watch The Great Divide Film locally during a 10-city film tour this fall. Find ticketing, times, venues and more here


Or find additional showings coordinated by local organizers:
Cortez, September 9, contact Ken Curtis (Dolores Water Conservancy District)
Telluride, September 11, Telluride Library, contact Laura Kudo (Telluride Watershed Education Program)
Pagosa Springs, September 12, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership)
Denver, October 29, 3:00pm: Colorado WaterWise Summit, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What's New in Colorado's Water Plan

If you missed our July webinar where Colorado Water Conservation Board staff reviewed changes in the second draft of Colorado's Water Plan as well as upcoming plans, then listen in by watching the recording. Hear from Becky Mitchell, Jacob Bornstein and Kate McIntire on this draft and public engagement plans moving forward. Be sure to review the draft plan and submit any comments by September 17.




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We're increasing the amount, quality and effectiveness of water education. Local water educators will thrive with tools, trainings and collaborations that are relevant, accessible and simple to implement. Learn about the Network here. 

Colorado's Water Plan

COwaterplan Colorado has arrived at an unprecedented point in water history, one where dialogue and consensus among water leaders is leading to a comprehensive plan to address our state's water challenges. CFWE is proud to support understanding of Colorado's Water Plan and the Basin Implementation Plans. Learn about CFWE's involvement here

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