Trainings and Workshops Early October

Beaver Dam in Bailey. A beaver dam creates a small waterfall near Bailey, Colorado. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Date taken: 6/13/2009.

Beaver Dam in Bailey. A beaver dam creates a small waterfall near Bailey, Colorado. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Date taken: 6/13/2009.

OCTOBER 4th, 2017: Careers In Natural Resources Workshop: Grand Junction from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Help young adults on their path to a natural resource career! Join Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education to develop a training model for using the Career Guide in your programs. Attending organizations will receive kits with hard copies of the Career Guide and digital resources including activities, handouts, and presentations. 

  • Get to know the "How-To Guide for Pursuing a Career in Natural Resources" - an in-depth career development tool for young adults - and how you can use it.
  • Participate in activities you can use to engage your audiences in natural resource careers.
  • Get an insiders perspective on getting hired from a panel of state and federal natural resource professionals.
  • Plan future training opportunities for your audiences using the tools provided

For more information and to register go to,

OCTOBER 12th, 2017: The Colorado Association for Roadway MAintenance (CARMA), a committee of the APWA CO Chapter, continues its tradition of delivering a great opportunity for training and networking with the annual Winter Workshop.  This is a full day training (8am-4pm) opportunity designed to offer topics to help your agency prepare for winter and keep your staff on the cutting edge of methods, materials, and operations. 


• Best Practices for Plow Operations

• Building a CNG Snow Plow Truck Fleet

• Building Credibility as First Responders in Public Works

• Cutting Edge Solutions: The Science in Snowplow Blade Technology  

• I-70 Mountain Winter Operations: Breaking Through Mother Nature

• Asset Management Cost Estimating for Winter Operations

• City of Golden Facility Tour

The workshop will be held at the Golden Community Center across the parking lot from the City of Golden Public Works facility. More information and registration access can be found HERE. Registration fee is ONLY $35 per person and includes lunch, breaks and facility tour.  Registration deadline is October 10, 2017.

OCTOBER 26th, 2017: Webinar, This Is What STEM Looks Like! A conversation about inspiring, motivating, and retaining girls and young women in STEM from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (MST). Presenters will be Violeta Garcia, Stem Learning by Design and Louise V. Myrland, The Women's Foundation of Colorado. REGISTER HERE.

OCTOBER 26th-27th, 2017: The event Stormwater Green Drainage Design Using EPA SWMM-LID presented by Urban Watersheds Research Institute offers instruction from 8:30am-5pm for two days after which you will be eligible to receive 1.5 CEU’s or 15 PDH’s for this course. This course also allows eligibility for 12 CECs towards ASFPM CFM Certification. 

Topics and workshops in this course include:
(1)  Review of Storm Water Modeling – unit graph method and kinematic wave (KW) 
       overland flow method
(2)  How to set up rectangular runoff KW planes used by SWMM
(3)  KW run-off cascading flow vs run-on infiltrating flow
(4)  Watershed link-node model for conveyance, diversion, storage basin, 
       pump w/o flood gate
(5)  Event-based modeling for extreme events from 2-, 5-, 10-, to 100
(6)  Long-tern continuous simulation for frequency and duration analyses using
       a 30-yr rainfall record
(7)  Stormwater planning using KW model
(8)  Stormwater design using DW model
(9)  Mitigation to urbanization effect using flood detention
(10) Green approach for on-site runoff disposal using rain gardens, pavers, 
        swales, and rain tanks.
(11) Long-term evaluations of the proposed flood mitigation and green
        stormwater approach.

All topics are covered by a short lecture which is followed by a hands-on workshop. The goal of this two-day class is to give the students sufficient working working knowledge to permit them to use this model upon return to their office next working day. For complete information and to register click HERE.

The Center for Watershed Protection's 2017 Webcast Series is open. Register and join them via Adobe Connect for the following sessions: 

October 18th, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST, Webcast 5: Bringing Better Site Design into The 21st Century - Register for this webcast!  

November 15th, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST, Webcast 6: Modeling for Water Quality Register for this webcast

November 6th, 2017:  Colorado Foundation for Water Conservation is hosting a workshop in Colorado Springs, CO, 2017 Considerations in Implementing Regional Water Solutions. As Colorado’s urban areas grow, we must consider leveraging resources, infrastructure, water supply and facilities to secure general well-being and a healthy economy. This informative, day-long workshop provides a forum for planning and discussion around the best approaches for regional water solutions. It includes a close examination of the tradeoffs, hurdles, and opportunities for success. For more information and to register, click HERE.

SPRING 2018: For the first time One World One Water Center will offer a Water Studies Online Certificate through Metropolitan State University of Denver! Participants are required to complete four courses: Water Law, U.S. Water Concerns, Colorado Water and the American West and a final capstone project.For more information and to register: click here.