Call for Papers Deadline April 30!
Submit your ideas for the 2015 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference
October 6-8, 2015—Westin Riverfront Resort, Avon, CO
"In it for the Long Haul!"
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UPDATED Law Guide
PRE-ORDERS now available! CFWE's ever-popular Citizen's Guide to Colorado Water Law has been updated and will be available in Spring 2015. 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. Place your bulk pre-orders for a discounted rate of $175 per 25 copies (plus applicable tax and shipping). Email this form to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-377-4433 to place your bulk order. You can also pre-order individual copies for $10 each.
Headwaters Winter 2015
Read about Colorado's Water Plan through the latest issue of Headwaters. See why we need it now, what it took to get the first draft of a state roadmap for water to the governor and assess your water future. Find articles and a flipbook of the magazine here.
Connecting the Drops: On Air
Now bringing you the reporting you crave over the radio airways with extras and archives on our website. Visit the audio archives or listen to the latest episode about public engagement for Colorado's Water Plan:
A professional development course to help you understand water and lead with confidence
Care about Colorado's future? Then you should know about water! Increase your water fluency so you can better analyze water's influence on the issues you deal with everyday. Click here to learn more.
Colorado Foundation for Water Education
Registration is now open! Support the Colorado Foundation for Water Education at our annual President's Award Reception.
Friday, May 8, 2015
400 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO
This spring we'll honor Jim Lochhead with the President's Award and Greg Kernohan with the Emerging Leader Award. Register here.
Jim Lochhead, 2015 President's Award
Colorado and California have gone head to head over the waters of the Colorado River since the early 20th century. The Entire length of the river from its source in Rocky Mountain National Park to Mexico's delta reflects Jim's personal and professional lifeline. Continue reading about Jim Lochhead.
Greg Kernohan, 2015 Emerging Leader AwardGreg Kernohan helps farmers and cities address water needs while benefitting waterfowl. For more than15 years, he’s served as manager of conservation programs for Ducks Unlimited in Colorado. He’s been both entrepreneurial and innovative in leading the South Platte Wetlands Focus Area Committee, managing the Union Mutual Ditch Company, and participating for the last 10 years as a member of the South Platte Basin Roundtable, most recently as its vice-chair. Continue reading about Greg Kernohan.
Water Efficiency Tour June 11-12, 2015
|Cross the Divide or stay where you are to learn about water efficiency along Colorado's Front Range. We'll gain an understanding of the extent of water conservation and reuse in the region.|
Tour with a diverse group of legislators, decision makers, interested citizens, water professionals and others. We'll hear from experts on topics like low impact development, water conservation retrofits, the infrastructure and funding required to build a reuse project, partnerships, river exchanges and much more. Visit exclusive sites like the Denver Water Recycled Water Plant, Fort St. Vrain Generating Station, Peter Binney Water Purification Facility and other interesting spots. Find the draft agenda here and REGISTER today! Registration fees increase by $50 after May 21.
Pedal a bike along the South Platte River Trail to discover how entities are reclaiming and protecting urban waterways and gain an understanding of the connection between water use, river health and development. Join us for a FREE urban waters bike tour, leaving from Chatfield State Park. View the draft itinerary here. Both tours follow the same itinerary, select the date that fits your schedule and click on the date below to register—space is extremely limited.
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Water Educator Network
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
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.
Learn more about what's going on with Colorado's Water Plan and join the discussion. Visit www.coloradowaterplan.com
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CFWE Has Moved!
Please update your records and come visit us.
CFWE's new address is:
1750 Humboldt St. #200
Denver, CO 80218
All phone numbers remain the same.