AUGUST 4th, 2018: Glenwood Springs RiverFEST and River Clean-Up: Join the MCWC at the Glenwood Springs RiverFEST on Sunday, August 4th! Hosted by the Glenwood Springs River Commission, RiverFEST is an annual celebration of the Roaring Fork and Colorado Rivers, complete with live music, informational booths, fly fishing demos, stand up paddleboarding, and of course, a morning river clean-up! The MCWC will have its own clean-up team, so keep an eye out for more details and for a MCWC Clean-Up Team invitation. For more information, click here.
AUGUST 22nd, 2018: Colorado Water Congress Open Tent Meeting. Forest wildfires pose a continuing threat to Colorado's environment, economy, and water supply. The time has come to take a very serious look at current forest management practices and work to expand programs for watershed protection/forest health. The need is urgent. The longer we remain in the status quo, the greater the risk. Further details will be announced soon, If you need immediate information, please contact Doug Kemper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUGUST 22nd - 24th, 2018: Colorado Water Congress 2018 Summer Conference and Membership Meeting takes place annually for two and a half days. The 2018 conference will be in Vail at the Hotel Talisa. The high-energy Summer Conference is packed with great topical content. It's a don't miss event for those who wish to stay informed about water issues in Colorado while engaging in numerous professional development activities. This conference includes expert presentations on issues including land use planning, growth, and climate, A new, interactive conference format. There are opportunities to earn CLE credits. For ore information and registration visit Colorado Water Congress.
AUGUST 24th-26th, 2018: 2018 Gore Festival. The Gore Canyon Festival is the premiere whitewater event in Colorado. Focused around the Class V downriver race through its namesake Gore Canyon, the Gore Canyon Festival has brought the world's elite whitewater athletes, families, anglers and river enthusiasts together for an awesome end of season event celebrating the upper Colorado River. For all the details, including registration, click HERE.
AUGUST 28th - 30th, 2018: Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) 2nd annual Silverton Innovation Expo.This year, the Expo Committee has invited mining executives, venture capital, and agency personnel.While other conferences or expos may be larger, this event is intentionally invites pioneers, early adopters, and those on the leading edge of technology and innovation to a targeted conversation to advance innovation in remediation. This year's themes include: Valuing Water as an Asset, Changing the Equation: Water and Wastes into Products and Advancing Technology, Characterization & Models. Register HERE.
SEPTEMBER 10th-12th, 2018: 2018 Colorado Open Space Alliance (COSA) conference. Do you have open space, natural resource management, or conservation expertise that you’d like to share? They are seeking presentations for the conference, which is themed “Ripple by Ripple, Water is the Driving Force in Nature.” Read more about this HERE.
SEPTEMBER 27th-OCTOBER 7th, 2018: 5th Annual Creek Week Cleanup Seeking Creek Crews. Be a part of the largest cleanup in the state of Colorado! Creek Week volunteers clean up litter along the creeks, trails, parks and open spaces from Palmer Lake to Pueblo during this 9-day event happening 9/27-10/7 this year. Individuals and groups (families, clubs, schools, churches, neighborhoods, etc.) are invited to form a Creek Crew. Get outdoors, get active, and create some good for your community and those living downstream! Last year, over the course of nine days, 2,592 citizens formed 81 groups and collected nearly three THOUSAND bags of litter and debris, weighing in at over 30 TONS.
OCTOBER 9th - 11th, 2018: 13th Annual Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference. The Color of Water: Exploring the Spectrum, Westin Riverfront Resort, Avon, CO. Don't miss the premier watershed conference in Colorado. Expanding cooperation and collaboration throughout Colorado in natural resource conservation, protection and enhancement by informing participants about new issues and innovative projects and through invaluable networking. For information and registration go to SCW Conference 2018.
OCTOBER 24th-25th, 2018: 29th Annual South Platte Forum at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO. The conference will feature an exciting lineup of speakers and topics, and a great opportunity to network. Find the list of speakers and their bios HERE, and all general and pertinent information and links HERE.
OCTOBER 30th, 2018: 10th Annual Water Conservation Symposium at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Join them for the 10th Annual Colorado WaterWise Water Conservation Symposium in Denver, Colorado! They have a great program that will appeal to many audiences. Register now as space is limited. To register, visit their website HERE.
NOVEMBER 7th-8th, 2018: 8th Annual Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum will be held at CMU University Center in Grand Junction, CO. For more, click HERE. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS will expire June 30th. Click HERE for details for abstracts
FEBRUARY 11th – 14th, 2019: Colorado Rural Water Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. SAVE THE DATE! This event will be held at the Crowne Plaza DIA Convention Center, 1550 East 40th Avenue, Denver, CO. For more information click HERE.