July 16, 2012
Colorado's unique situation as a headwaters state provides the backdrop for diverse issues and concerns related to a most precious resource: water.
Colorado State University Extension, in partnership with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, is hosting a Water Education Webinar Series to help landowners understand these contentious issues and provide ideas and recommendations to help ensure water security. The four-part, online series will highlight water conservation practices that don’t compromise crop production or livestock health.
The water situation in Colorado is rapidly changing, and understanding how to adaptively manage this finite resource will ensure this water is available for everyone’s use in the future.
In these free online webinars, offered from noon to 1 p.m., participants will learn:
Although these webinars are especially designed for small acreage landowners, anyone who owns or manages rural land will learn useful tips on how to manage water resources.
Presenters include Nolan Doesken, CSU state climatologist; Denis Reich, CSU Extension water specialist for the Western Region; Robert Cox, horticulture Extension agent; and Aaron Clay, former water referee for the Colorado Water Court.
The webinars are broadcast live and participants can interact with and ask experts questions during the presentation.
To sign up for any and all of the webinars, visit the website. The session also will be recorded and viewable through this web link after the webinar.
Contact: John Rizza
Phone: (970) 243-5068, ext. 128