Announcements for Late February

Female Angler on Big Bend SWA, Division of Wildlife, Patty Seraphin,  2001

Female Angler on Big Bend SWA, Division of Wildlife, Patty Seraphin, 2001

SAVE THE DATE for the Citizen's Guide. Colorado's mountains are blanketed with stellar snowpack, a hopeful sign for running rivers, recharging aquifers, and easing drought. To celebrate, CFWE (Colorado Foundation for Water Education) is offering discounts on select Citizen's Guides. Visit their onlinestore on February 22 for this one-day only sale

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 by MARCH 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

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 with any questions.

Call for Abstracts - Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, and the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) are co-organizing the Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference which will be held on May 31 - June 1, 2017, in Champaign, IL. Abstracts are welcome on all aspects of emerging contaminants in the aquatic environment. Topics may include: research, policy, management, outreach, and education about their detection, fate, transport, remediation, and prevention. Oral presentation abstracts are due January 31, 2017, and poster abstracts are due February 28, 2017. Submit an Oral Presentation Abstract. Submit a Poster Presentation Abstract. For questions, please contact the conference coordinator: Elizabeth Meschewski.