SAVE THE DATE for the next Watershed Wildfire Protection Group meeting on Friday, MARCH 10th, 2017 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm MST at the 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.
Call for Abstracts for the San Juan Mining and Reclamation Conference “Coming Full Circle: Making a Difference and Forging Ahead” to be held on May 24th & 25th, 2017 in Ouray, Colorado. This conference has made a full tour through the mining communities of southwestern Colorado over the past six years. It has featured presentations and discussions about the history and heritage of mining in the San Juan Mountains, contemporary hardrock mining practices, alternative remediation approaches to legacy mining impacts, and the regulatory frameworks for both. There is also the opportunity to consider how industry in the region has utilized innovative mining technologies and environmental mitigation plans to energize hardrock mining in the San Juans. Please submit your abstract and supporting information via the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM available at www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc by MARCH 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm.