2016 Water Course: Planning for Resilience

February 18 & 25 + March 3, 2016 6-9pm

Colorado Mesa University Center - Meyer Ballroom

Will live-stream at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/coloradomesalive (but will not be recorded for later viewing)

Those watching on the live-stream can email questions for presenters to hholm@coloradomesa.edu

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Continuing Education Credits:

  • Each session has been approved for 3 hours of real estate continuing education credit towards license renewal.
  • The complete series has been approved for .6 SU Credits for the Colorado Operators Certification Program.  
  • Session 2, February 25, has been approved for 3 General Continuing Legal Education Credits.    


February 18, 6-9pm

Presenter Biographies 

Hydrology & Climate in Western CO 

Colorado’s Climate and Water Plans

  • Taryn Finnessey, CO Water Conservation Board - Presentation 

February 25, 6-9pm

Presenter Biographies 

Water Rights and Legal Issues in the Grand Valley

  • Mark Hermundstad, Williams, Turner & Holmes, PC - Presentation

Colorado Water Law and History

  • Retired CO Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. - Presentation 

March 3, 6-9pm

Presenter Biographies 

Resilience in Grand Valley Domestic Water Systems

Planning for Resilience in Home Landscaping

  • Susan Carter, CSU Extension

Planning for Resilience in Agriculture

Register now

Cost: $45/ whole series; $20/ individual session; if cost is a barrier to participation, limited scholarships are available.  Inquire via email to hholm@coloradomesa.edu

Note: Course is free for CMU faculty, students and staff. 

You can register via credit card here, or use this printable registration form. Financial contributors to CMU should use the printable form to get a donor discount. 


Benefits include recognition on this website and in the program, free registrations, and the opportunity to provide flyers to participants. Sponsorship options appear on the registration link

Many thanks to these sponsors: 

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City of Grand Junction

Rettig Farms

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William Turner & Holmes logo

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Western Water & Land