Colorado Water Workshop
40th Annual Colorado Water Workshop: Looking Back, Looking Ahead: 40 Years with the Water Workshop
June 24-26, 2015.
Registration for the workshop will be available on this site soon.
Scholarships are available for high school and college students (undergraduate and graduate) and non-profit organizations. Contact Workshop Director Jeff Sellen at email@example.com for more information.
Sponsorships for the workshop are still available!
DRAFT AGENDA (subject to change)
Wednesday, June 24
Kickoff BBQ Lunch at noon
Introduction: George Sibley (Former Workshop Director)
Session 1: How Does the Changing Science Inform Water Policy? (Topics: Climate Change, Beetle Kill, Dust on Snow)
Session 2: Irrigation Past and Present
Session 3: Agriculture and Water Policy
Wednesday Evening: POND Networking Reception and Film Across the Fence (on ranching in the Gunnison Valley)
Thursday, June 25
Morning Tours (choose one): Morrow Point Boat Tour, Tenderfoot Mountain Archaeological Tour, Mountain Biking Tour at Hartman's Rocks
Session 1: Forty Years of Water Education in Colorado
Session 2: Instream Flows and Non-Consumptive Uses
Session 3: Five Colorado Water Leaders Look to the Future
Thursday Evening: Water Trivia at the Alpine Brewery, Street Fair @ Downtown Gunnison
Friday, June 26
Session 1: Colorado Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs: An Evolving Colorado Water Law: Statute and Case Law
Session 2: Colorado Water Providers: Changing Perspectives, Changing Practices
Session 3: Looking Ahead to 2055
Thanks to our Sponsors!
Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District
Colorado River District
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Western State Colorado University
City of Gunnison
Southwestern Water Conservation District
Dolores Water Conservation District
Hoskin, Farina, and Kampf Law Office