January 22, 2014
The Cache la Poudre River is life-blood for Northern Colorado.
Poudre River Forum
10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8
The Ranch Events Complex
In recognition of its importance to the area, the community is invited to the first Poudre River Forum, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland.
The forum, “The Poudre: Working River/Healthy River,” will focus on all of the river’s stakeholders, representing perspectives from agricultural, municipal, business, recreational and environmental backgrounds.
The forum will feature presentations and dialogue, including remarks by State Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs about how the Poudre itself was the site of early conflict and cooperation leading to the development of the doctrine of prior appropriation in the West, and how water law has evolved in recent years.
Following the event, a celebration of the river will be held until 6 p.m. with refreshments and jazz by the Poudre River Irregulars.
Pre-registration is required by Jan. 31. The cost is $25; students 18 and under are free and scholarships are available. To register, visit the website.