EPA’s Source Water Collaborative’s (SWC) Learning Exchange will be hosting 2 webinars early in November that focus on funding.
- November 2nd, 2016 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET: Funding Source Water Protection: Virtual Panel Discussion: "Accelerating Investment in Watershed Protection" will feature a distinguished panel from across the source water protection field that will share perspectives and answers your questions on establishing and growing successful watershed investment programs.
- November 10th, 2016 from 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm ET: Funding Source Water Protection will focus on accessing and combining the State Revolving Funds for source water protection along with other sources including public-private partnerships.
Please visit the SWC website to sign up for either or both of these webinars. Also in case you missed previous month’s webinars or will miss one of these, they are recorded and posted also on this website, sourcewatercollaborative.org.
NOVEMBER 7th – 8th, 2016: Colorado Climate Fundamentals - Colorado Regional Workshop #1. The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of 2-day training academies in Golden. These academies will provide curriculum on topics including understanding climate science and variability, identifying climate hazards and conducting vulnerability assessments, basics of greenhouse gas accounting, explanations of the food-water-energy nexus, and fundamental governance and stakeholder engagement strategies. Workshop participants will learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus added for Colorado and the Rockies. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities. For more information go to climatefundamentals.org.
NOVEMBER 15th, 2016: High Park Fire Post-Fire Science Restoration & Research Workshop. The Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed is hosting this one day workshop from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at the North Aztlan Community Center, 112 Willow St, Fort Collins, CO 80524. The workshop is designed for natural resource managers, restoration practitioners, water utility staff, researchers interested in wildfires and post-fire ecology and impacts. It will cover transmission of key research findings from work done in the High Park Fire (and regionally) on key topics, implications for post fire restoration management decision making and identification of barriers to rehab/restoration action & knowledge gaps. Researchers from Rocky Mountain Research Station, CSU, and other regional institutions will present results from their work since the High Park Fire. Space will be limited - Please RSVP by November 4th with Jennifer Kovecses, Executive Director, Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed at 970-222-5754, www.poudrewatershed.org.