Headwaters Conference Archives
Headwaters XXIII: Beyond 'Both Sides': Unexpected Partnerships in the Headwaters
Courtney White, Dr. John Straayer, and other community leaders from throughout the region discussed the strange bedfellows that sometimes connect around Headwaters challenges. Topics included unexpected partnerships in sage grouse preservation, river conservation, and state-level politics.
Headwaters XXII: Video Archives from the 22nd Headwaters Conference. Small Steps, Big Story: Climate Solutions in the Headwaters (September 16-18, 2011)
Winona LaDuke, Enrique Salmon, and filmmaler Melinda Levin joined diverse community experts in imagining the narratives that might transform the small steps of sustainable energy and food solutions into a compelling cultural story.
HEADWATERS XXI: Video Archives from the 21st Headwaters Conference. A Resilient Headwaters: Skills for Reinhabiting Places (November 12-14, 2010)
Rick Bass and Dr. Enrique Salmon helped us examine what a "resilient community" is in the context of a Headwaters region facing the shocks of climate change and unsustainable economies. Workshops focused on "reskilling" citizens to build resilient communities, from food to energy to political voice.
HEADWATERS XX: Video Archives from the 20th Headwaters Conference. Three E's Meet the Three R's (Oct. 16-18, 2009)
HEADWATERS XIX: Complex Society, Power, and Energy in the Headwaters (Nov. 7-9, 2008)
HEADWATERS XVIII: Resort Communities in the Great 21st Century Transition (Nov. 2-4, 2007)
HEADWATERS XVII: Building Social Capital for a Stronger Civil Society (Nov. 10-12, 2006)
HEADWATERS XVI: The American Dream in the High Borderlands (Nov. 4-6, 2005)
HEADWATERS XV: The Second Great Ethic (Nov 5-7, 2004)
HEADWATERS XIV: Environment and Economy, Democracy and Media (Nov. 7-10, 2003)
HEADWATERS XIII: Conflice to Consensus - Meeting Obstacles to Community Action (Nov. 8-10, 2002) Participants in the conference examined ideas for trying to take communities in conflict past the kind of "cultural gridlock" that results from the widely differing value systems now common to the mountain communities.
HEADWATERS XI: The Region's Local Economies (Nov. 3-5,2000)
HEADWATERS X: The Code of the West Revisited (Nov. 5-7, 1999)
HEADWATERS IX: Relationships between Learning and Locality (Nov. 13-14, 1998)
HEADWATERS I: The Reopening of the Western Frontier (October 5-7, 1990).