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The digital landscape has placed high demand on open and accessible water data. As agencies push to keep up, this age of open data ushers in benefits and challenges. This issue looks at that push for open water data, how to integrate disparate sources of information for better and more nimble water management, and how planning for Colorado's water future means more data and more transparency. Browse articles and find a flipbook of the magazine here 

Connecting the Drops

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Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Innovating for Viability: Land and Water Tour

On September 27, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, National Young Farmers Coalition, Colorado Ag Water Alliance and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union are partnering to offer this one-day tour focused on innovative solutions for agricultural viability. 

Hear from expert speakers and visit operations focused on irrigation efficiency, soil health, adaptation for climate change, alternative transfer methods, water quality, farmland succession planning and more. Participants will enjoy a local meal and walk away with a stronger understanding of the nexus between water and the agriculture industry. View the draft agenda, then learn more and register here.

 

2017 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference

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2017 SUSTAINING COLORADO WATERSHEDS CONFERENCE

October 10 - 12, 2017 – Westin Riverfront Resort, Avon, CO
 “Coming Together – the Confluence of Science and Society”

This annual conference expands cooperation and collaboration throughout Colorado for the purposes of  natural resource conservation, protection, and enhancement by informing participants about new issues and innovative projects and through valuable networking. 

Learn more and register here
SCHOLARSHIPS are available!

Read more: 2017 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference

 

Reaching the Right People

This is workshop will be held at the Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference as one of the three pre-conference workshops. 

Every year CFWE host a workshop prior to the Sustaining Colorado's Watersheds Conference designed  for our Water Educator Network members and other outreach professionals who are engaged in water education in Colorado. As an educator, often one of our biggest challenges is reaching our targeted audiences, and even more challenging, once we have reached them, how do we manage those relationships to reach our goals? Our workshop this year was created with those challenges in mind. Participants of this workshop will engage in a dialogue and receive training on how to best design, plan and reach target audiences with water-focused messages and information. Learn more and register here.

 

 

Considerations in Implementing Regional Water Solutions

Our future requires that regional efforts provide some solutions to water supply shortfalls and projects. As Colorado’s urban areas grow, we must consider leveraging resources, infrastructure, water supply and facilities to secure general well-being and a healthy economy. This day-long workshop provides a forum for planning and discussion around the best approaches for regional water solutions. It includes a close examination of the tradeoffs, hurdles, and opportunities for success. Learn more and register here.
 

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