• $260 for Members
  • $285 for Non-members
  • $195 for Member One-Day
  • $215 for Non-member One-Day
Members of partner organizations should expect an email from that organization with a instructions on how to receive member pricing. If for some reason, you do not receive those instructions but are a member of either the Colorado Watershed Assembly, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, or the Colorado Riparian Association, please contact erikas@coloradowater.org.

Want to become a sponsor? Email Nicole Seltzer at nicole@yourwatercolorado.org. Click here for the sponsor form and here to pay your sponsorship online. 

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2014 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference
Come Hell or High Water!
October 7-9, 2014
Westin Riverfront Resort
Avon, CO

2014 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference
Come Hell or High Water!

We are happy to announce the 9th Annual Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference hosted by the Colorado Watershed Assembly, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, and the Colorado Riparian Association. This conference works to expand cooperation and collaboration throughout Colorado in natural resource conservation, protection and enhancement by informing participants about new issues and innovative projects and through invaluable networking! This year's conference, Come Hell or High Water!, will explore the spirit of community resiliency in the wake of the 2013 floods, wildfires, and other risks to our watersheds. 

Visit this page often for updates:
  • The conference packet is now online! Have the packet at your fingertips without having to shuffle through paper. You can find it here
  • The draft agenda is now online and can be found here. It will be updated periodically, so be sure to check back in to see what's new!
  • Online registration is closed! You can register in person on October 7th or 8th. 
  • Workshop descriptions can be found here.
  • Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile, will be joining us as our Keynote Speaker at our Tuesday night banquet. Find out more about Kevin here and read a blog post on the book by CFWE here!
  • This year, the Wednesday evening social event on will entertain conference attendees with performances at River Idol – bring your favorite water-related songs to dazzle your peers and the team of River Idol judges! Musical instruments are optional and karaoke will be available. Join us for fun, prizes, microbrews and pizza!
  • Camp Hale will be the host of this year’s field trip on Thursday, October 9! There will be speakers to discuss the site history, hydrology, fisheries, botany and more.  Space is limited. Sign up when you register. See more information here.
  • Presenters must register for the conference if they intend to participate in other sessions.
  • Scholarship opportunities are available for those who wish to volunteer their time either before or during the conference. Applicants will hear back from us by 09/15/2014. 
  • Hotel Reservations - This year's conference will be held at the Westin Riverfront Resort in Avon, CO. Reduced rates are available from $119/night until September 22! A resort fee, which includes complimentary wireless, fitness center, daily newspaper and parking will be waived at checkout. Reserve soon to get reduced rates by calling 970-790-2000 and asking for the group rate for the Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference OR by going to our event specific registration page
If you have any questions, please email erikas@coloradowater.org.


Thank you to our sponsors!
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