Announcements for Early February

 A snowy river near Baily, Colorado - David Hannigan

A snowy river near Baily, Colorado - David Hannigan

Judges needed: 2017 Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair. If you enjoy helping young scientists develop their interest and skills, please consider volunteering to judge at the 2017 Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Judging will be Friday February 17, 2017 from 10:00am-5:00 pm at the University of Colorado Denver Auraria Campus. Lunch will be provided for judges. To learn more about the fair and to register as a judge, please visit their website at denversciencefair.com.  If you cannot commit to the full day of judging, please consider other science fair volunteer opportunities.  Sign up for these is available through the fair website at denversciencefair.com.

WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION - HEARING NOTICES

The following Notices of Rulemaking Hearings have been posted on the commission’s website:  https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wqcc-rulemaking-proceedings.

·         Confined Animal Feeding Operations Control Regulation, Regulation #81 (5 CCR 1002-81).

·         Graywater Control Regulation, Regulation #86 (5 CCR 1002-86) and Procedural Rules, Regulation #21 (5 CCR 1002-21).    

The following Notice of Administrative Action Hearing has been posted on the commission’s web site: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wqcc-administrative-action-hearings.

·         Proposed projects for Section 319 nonpoint source funds.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board January 2017 Drought Update, a summary of the drought information presented at the January 19, 2017 Water Availability Task Force Meeting is posted on the CWCB website. All of the presentations from the meeting can also be found on the CWCB website. If you have questions regarding the Drought Update, please contact Taryn Finnessey at taryn.finnessey@state.co.us.

The Watershed Wildfire Protection Group meeting will be held on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 from 9:00 -3:00 pm MST atthe Colorado Parks & Wildlife Administration Building; Bighorn Room @ 6060 Broadway in Denver. A tentative agenda for the meeting will be available by mid-January. For more information contact Richard M. Edwards, CF, Assistant Staff Forester, Forest Management Division, Colorado State Forest Service, (970) 491-8036, Rich.Edwards@colostate.edu.

SAVE THE DATE for the next Watershed Wildfire Protection Group meeting on Friday, March 10th, 2017 from 9:00 am -3:00 pm MST atthe Colorado Parks & Wildlife Administration Building; Bighorn Room @ 6060 Broadway in Denver. Contact Richard M. Edwards, CF, Colorado State Forest Service at  Rich.Edwards@colostate.edu with any questions.