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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

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.

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 water, land use and Colorado's Water Plan: 

Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Vine to Wine Tour July 24

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July 24, 2015

Register now to join CFWE's Water Leaders, Colorado Mesa University's Water Center and Colorado Water Congress' POND group to explore the beautiful Grand Valley and its vineyards. We'll learn about the value of local agriculture, efficiencies in irrigation on orchards and vineyards, and implications to operations with regards to the Endangered Species Recovery Plan. Find the draft agenda here. This unique professional development and networking experience will culminate in a wine tasting! 


Webinar: What's new in Colorado's Water Plan?

On Tuesday July 21, join experts statewide and the CWCB staff to learn how the second draft of Colorado's Water Plan, to be released on July 17, has been revised. Panelists will also discuss effective ways to communicate the plan's contents to various audiences and promote public input. Register here to join 7/21 from 9:00-10:00 am.


Great Divide Film Premiere & Tour

GreatDividePosterAttend the Great Divide Film premiere on August 6, 2015 or watch it closer to home during the film's tour:

Greeley, August 22, 10:00am and 12:00pm: The Kress Cinema & Lounge
La Junta, August 30, 1:00pm Reception, 1:30pm Program: Otero Junior College
Sterling, September 3, 5:00pm Reception, 5:30pm Program: Sterling Middle School
Durango, September 10, 4:30pm Reception, 5:45pm Program: Durango Arts Theater
Pueblo, September 18 and 25: Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library Infozone Theater
Carbondale, September 24, 5:30pm Reception, 6:00pm Program: Crystal Theater
Grand Junction, October 17, 6:00pm Reception, 6:30pm Program: CMU University Center
Fort Collins, October 21, 6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Program: Magnolia Theater
Alamosa, October 23, 6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Program: Carson Auditorium at Adams State
Steamboar Springs, November 14, 5:30pm Reception, 6:30pm Program: Chief Theater


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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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