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Alt. Water Transfers

Cover HW Fall 2017

Water sharing and banking, coined "alternative transfer methods" or ATMs, could provide flexibility for stretched water supplies —but not without marked challenges. Read the Fall 2017 issue of Headwaters magazine and explore options to:

  • keep water in farming
  • help municipalities plan ahead
  • share between ag and environmental uses
  • bank water on the Colorado River

Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here.

Connecting the Drops

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Water Education Colorado

2018 Water Festival Coordinator Gathering

Are you helping to coordinate a water festival in Colorado this year? If so, join us on February 16th for our annual gathering. This event brings together water festival coordinators across the state to discover strategies to improve their events. It's also an opportunity to share best practices, challenges, and lessons learned. Additionally, the event this year will feature an evaluation expert who will help you develop indicators to measure the success of your event as well as the outcomes of your water festival over time. Learn more and register here

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Snow to Stream: A Workshop and SNOTEL Field Trip

Join Water Education Colorado and Roaring Fork Conservancy on March 9th to find out what snowpack means in terms of water, soil moisture, and forest health, and how climate variability is impacting it all! Participants will spend the morning hearing from a variety of experts and enhancing their water and climate science literacy. The afternoon will feature a unique opportunity to visit a SNOTEL site at the top of McClure Pass! The day is geared toward educators, but is open to the public and will be interesting for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics. Find out more and register here.

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Climate & Colorado's Water Future Workshop March 29


Curious about how climate impacts water and water management in Colorado? Water Education Colorado is eager to present our annual Climate and Colorado's Water Future Workshop on March 29. We'll learn about Colorado's climate, climate change, and how we're planning for our water future, then have a unique opportunity to tour the National Ice Core Laboratory! Learn more and register here.

Read more: Climate & Colorado's Water Future Workshop March 29


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