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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.

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.

Water Fluency

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. 
Registration opens the first week of March. Click here to learn more.


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 before March 16 for a discounted rate of $125 per 25 copies. Email this form to or call 303-377-4433 to place your bulk order.  You can also pre-order individual copies for $10 each.

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

Connecting the Drops: On Air

connectingdropslogo4.1Now 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 drinking water quality on Colorado's Eastern Plains: 

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Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Water Educator Symposium March 11!

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Join a statewide network of water education specialists for an afternoon of thinking, discussing, learning and sharing about our effectiveness on March 11, 2015 at the City Park Recreation Center in Westminster.

We will showcase proven educational programs and collaborate on how to make better use of existing resources. As Colorado finalizes its water plan and statewide messaging is underway, the time is ripe to convene a network of water educators. Join your peers and come together at the Water Educator Symposium! The symposium will conveniently take place the afternoon before the Statewide Roundtable Summit... and just a stone's throw away. View the draft agenda and register here.

Water Educator Network Members receive a 50% discounted registration rate. Interested? Read about the Water Educator Network and join here


Climate & Colorado's Water Future Tour

climateweb2014Each spring, CFWE is joined by a group of 50 wonderful workshop participants who bundle up to tour the National Ice Core Laboratory. Join us on March 13, 2015 for an introduction to Colorado's crazy climate. Learn how researchers use ice cores to understand the composition and temperature of Earth's atmosphere; explore drought, climate change, the water cycle and ecosystem; and come away with new tools to better teach and communicate about climate. Check out photos on Facebook from last year's tour, view the draft agenda. This event is now SOLD OUT please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to be added to the waiting list—a few spaces typically open up each year. 

Continuing Education Credit through Colorado School of Mines is available to teachers for an additional $35 fee. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you are interested in receiving course credit.

** A discounted rate is available to CFWE and Water Educator Network members. Click here to join the Water Educator Network.

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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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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.