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Watermarks--Letter from the Editor

It may seem somewhat of a subtlety that most of our recreation in this arid state revolves around water—frozen, flowing or otherwise. Whether it be man-made entertainment like kayak parks and ski pistes, tests of skill between the angler and his catch, or quiet observation of the incredible journey of thousands of migrating birds, our water resources allow us an impressive quality of life that cannot always be tabulated on a spreadsheet.

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Colorado Water Supply Issues—Today and Tomorrow

DENVER—The American Water Resources Association (Colorado Section) is pleased to announce its annual symposium Friday April 14, 2006. Co-sponsored by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, the symposium will focus on innovative water management strategies in Colorado and the West.

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A New Approach to Managing Water—Statewide

DENVER—In 2005, the Colorado Water for the 21st Century Act created a new forum for discussing the state's water issues. Spearheaded by the Department of Natural Resources, this statewide collaborative initiative, also called the Interbasin Compact Process, is being billed as a new approach to managing water.

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New Web Site Offers Synopsis of Ground Water in Colorado

Since its publication by the Colorado Geological Survey, the Ground Water Atlas of Colorado has received tremendous recognition and acclaim by professional organizations, water managers, educators, politicians, and the public. Most recently, authors Ralf Topper, Karen L. Spray, William H. Bellis, Judith L. Hamilton, and Peter E. Barkmann received the Geological Society of America's 2005 E. B. Burwell, Jr. Award from its Engineering Geology Division, recognizing this distinguished contribution to the sciences.

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Curtis to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

DENVER—Ralph Curtis, a longtime water and soil conservationist, will receive the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Wirth Chair in Environmental and Community Development Policy at an April 12 luncheon in Denver. This program is conducted through the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado.

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