43rd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

43rd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

July 25, 2023

Crisis on the Colorado River: From Short-Term Solutions to Long-Term Sustainability Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9, 2023 Hosted by the Getches-Wilkinson Center and Water & Tribes Initiative The Colorado River is in crisis. Rapid declines in reservoir storage now threaten many longstanding agreements and operational norms, triggering curtailments...

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42nd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

June 25, 2022

Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 2026 May Be Too Late: Hard Conversations About Really Complicated Issues There is no debate – demands for water across the Colorado River Basin exceed the shrinking supply. Chronic drought, record heat, increasing winds and aridity, as well as rampant wildfires are diminishing...

GWC

Recording: 41st Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

March 16, 2022

Equity in the Colorado River Basin: How to Sustainably Manage a Shrinking Resource Thursday, September 30 and Friday, October 1 Simply put – demands for water in the Colorado River Basin exceed supply. Chronic drought, record heat, and rampant wildfires are already affecting the Basin’s overall health and resilience, and...

Colorado River

41st Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

Oct. 7, 2021

Thursday, September 30 and Friday, October 1 Equity in the Colorado River Basin: How to Sustainably Manage a Shrinking Resource Simply put – demands for water in the Colorado River Basin exceed supply. Chronic drought, record heat, and rampant wildfires are already affecting the Basin’s overall health and resilience, and...

Land, Water, and People: The Natural Resource Priorities of the Biden Administration

Recordings Now Available for the GWC Webinar Series: The Climate Justice Lens is Here to Stay

June 7, 2021

The Water & Tribes Initiative: Tribal Water Rights & a Sustainable Vision for the Colorado River Basin April 27, 2021 The 30 federally recognized tribes in the Colorado River Basin depend on the Colorado and its tributaries for a variety of purposes, including cultural and religious activities, domestic, irrigation, commercial,...

Water in the West

Recordings Available for Four-Part GWC Water Webinar Series: Meeting the Financial Challenges of Improved Water Management in the West

Nov. 12, 2020

Session One: Expanding the Toolbox of Water Financing Options Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Gone are the days when funding western water needs was merely a task of gaining Congressional authorization and appropriations for new dams and reservoirs. Today, federal funds are limited, and much of what needs to happen does...

40th Annual GWC Summer Conference

June 20, 2019

Charting a Better Course for the Colorado River: Identifying the Data and Concepts to Shape the Interim Guidelines Renegotiation Thursday, June 6th and Friday, June 7th, 2019 On June 6-7, 1869, John Wesley Powell’s expedition down the Colorado was prepping for passage through the Canyon of Lodore, an arduous journey...

2018 GWC Summer Conference

June 8, 2018

Event video Presentations Day 1-Session 1 Gil Barth-Essential Science Leonard Konikow-Western Groundwater Sharon Megdal-The Governance Conundrum Presentations Day 1-Session 2 Bonnie Colby-Groundwater Trading Cleave Simpson-Rio Grande/San Luis Valley Sam Routson-Diamond Valley Mike Young-Diamond Valley Sam Routson and Mike Young Documents Diamond Valley Groundwater Management Plan Sharing Groundwater Unbundling Water Rights...

Martz Summer Conference 2017

June 11, 2017

Martz Summer Conference 2017 Fighting Back on the Colorado River: Carving Out Progress on Multiple Fronts Since the turn of the 21 st century, storage on the Colorado River has declined while stress over the region’s water future has intensified. The combined impact of overconsumption, drought, and climate change have...

Martz Summer Conference 2016

June 10, 2016

Martz Summer Conference 2016 Coping with Water Scarcity in River Basins Worldwide: Lesson Learned from Shared Experiences Water scarcity is increasingly dominating headlines throughout the world. In the southwestern USA, the looming water shortages on the Colorado River system and the unprecedented drought in California are garnering the greatest attention...

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