Colorado Water Workshop

41st Annual Colorado Water Workshop:

Where the Water Meets the Land

 June 22-24, 2016 (Wednesday noon-Friday noon)

 

Registration for the conference and hotel information

FEATURING . . . .

Courtney White, founder of the Quivira Coalition and author of Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey through Carbon Country

Craig Childs, author of The Secret Knowledge of Water

Jeff Crane, author of Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha

​Bill Zeedyk, restorationist and author of Let the Water Do the Work

PRE-WORKSHOP ACTIVITIES

Colorado Foundation for Water Education Gunnison Basin Tour: June 21-22. For details visit the CFWE website.

Colorado Water Law in a Nutshell (by Aaron Clay): June 21 afternoon-June 22 morning

Music and fun at the I-Bar Ranch with Dr. Robert, a Beatles tribute band: June 21 evening

SESSION TOPICS

Nature’s Water: How the soils hold water (or not!), from the high country to rangelands, to farmlands, to urban areas

Measuring Water in the Ground: Resiliency through Droughts

Getting water back into the ground: role of wetlands and wet areas 

Agricultural Management Practices

Land Use Planning and Water Conservation

The Colorado Water Plan: From Planning to Implementation

Urban Water Source Protection 

Environmental Water Protection

SCHOLARSHIPS AND SPONSORSHIPS

Scholarships are available for high school and college students (undergraduate and graduate) and non-profit organizations.

Sponsorships for the workshop are available.

COME FOR THE WORKSHOP, STAY FOR THE FESTIVAL! THE GUNNISON RIVER FESTIVAL BEGINS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 24.

 

Registration for the workshop and hotel information

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District

Colorado River District

Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District

Southwestern Water Conservation District

Ute Water Conservancy  District

City of Gunnison

Tri-County Water Conservancy District

Hoskins, Farina, & Kamp Professional Corporation

Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Gunnison River Festival

Gunnison County Libraries

Western State Colorado University Savage Library

Pitkin County

CONTACT

Contact Workshop director Jeff Sellen at jsellen@western.edu for more information about sponsorships and scholarships. Registration for the workshop will begin soon.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Professor of Biology; Chair, Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., University of North Texas
Phone: (970) 943-3405
Office Location: Hurst Hall 143C
Assistant Professor of Environment & Sustainability, and Sustainable & Resilient Communities MEM Coordinator
BS, University of Colorado Denver, MBA, University of Houston, PhD, University of Colorado Denver
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 104
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability
B.A., James Madison University, M.S. University of Colorado Boulder, Ph.D. Environmental Studies University of Colorado Boulder
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 226
Assistant Professor in Biology and Environment & Sustainability
B.A., Biology, University of California–Santa Cruz, 1995, Ph.D., Botany, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2005
Phone: (970) 943-2565
Office Location: Kelly Hall 105
Senior Lecturer in Recreation and Outdoor Education
B.A., John Carroll University; , M.S., Western Illinois University
Phone: (970) 943-2115
Office Location: Wright Gym 222
Coldharbour Chair in Environment & Sustainability, Executive Director, Coldharbour Institute
Seattle Law School, JD, Vermont Law School, MSL, Fort Lewis College, BS
Phone: 970.943.2023
Office Location: Kelley Hall 114A
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability
B.S., University of Denver, M.S., University of Colorado Denver, Ph.D., Colorado State University
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 114B
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability
B.A., Stanford University, MFA, University of Idaho
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 114B
Professor and Director of the Master of Environmental Management Program; Professor of Env Sustainability & Philosophy; Director, Headwaters Project
B.A., Western State Colorado University; , M.A., St. John's College; , Ph.D., Washington State University.
Phone: (970) 943-3450
Office Location: Kelley Hall 107
Assistant Professor of Environment & Sustainability, and Integrative Land Management MEM Coordinator
B.A., University of Colorado, M.S., Colorado State University, Ph.D., University of Alaska
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 106
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
B.A., Humboldt State University; , M.F.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
Phone: (970) 943-3052
Office Location: Taylor Hall 212E
MEM Graduate Faculty, Professor of Recreation and Outdoor Education
B.S., University of New Hampshire; , M.A., Harvard Graduate School of Education;, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire.
Phone: (970) 943-2118
Office Location: Wright Gym 223
Director of Environment & Sustainability, Assistant professor of Environment & Sustainability, Director of the Colorado Water Workshop
B.A., Wartburg College; , M.A., University of Nebraska-Omaha;, Ph.D., Washington State University.
Phone: (970) 943-3162
Office Location: Kelley Hall 104
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Colorado; , M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Phone: (970) 943-2062
Office Location: Hurst Hall 31C
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability
B.S. Colorado State University, M.S. Colorado State University
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 114A
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability and MEM Global Coordinator
B.A., University of California San Diego, Ph.D. Purdue University
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley hall 114A