Water Center Events

Upcoming Water Events Sponsored CMU 

  • Hutchins Water Center - sponsored Faculty Social at The Point (the bar in CMU's University Center), Sept 12, 4pm - 6pm. We provide the snacks, you buy your drinks!
  • 2020 Riparian Restoration Conference, Feb. 4-6, 2020, CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. Organized by RiversEdge West and hosted by the Hutchins Water Center at CMU. Proposals for sessions and individual presentations are due Oct 31 - details in this Call for Abstracts
  • 2020 Water Course, Feb 11, 18 and 25, 6:00 - 9:00pm, CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. 
  • 2020 Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum, November 4-5, CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. 

Upcoming Events Around the Region

Recent Events Sponsored by the Hutchins Water Center at CMU

  • 9th Annual Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum, Nov 13-14, 2019, CMU University Center. 
  • 2019 Mesa County State of the Rivers Meeting, May 14, 6:30 - 8:30 in CMU's University Center Ballroom. This meeting will provide you with an update on this year's snowpack, expected river flows and reservoir operations, as well as drought planning and information on an innovative project to help endangered fish in the Grand Valley. Co-sponsored by the Colorado River District
  • An Evening with Jonathan Thompson, April 24, 6:30pm in CMU's University Center Ballroom. Jonathan Thompson is the author of River of Lost Souls, which tells the story behind the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster that turned the Animas River in southwestern Colorado orange with sludge. This event will be free and open to the public, with a reception followed by a slideshow and talk. 
  • 2019 Water Course, Feb 11, 18 & 25. 
  • Planning for an Uncertain Future: Drought Contingency Planning, Demand Management and the West Slope, Oct 23, 10-3:30, CMU University Center. 
  • Student Water Field Conference, September 21-23 on the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado: a weekend learning about water with other college students from across Colorado. 
  • Annual Mesa County State of the River meeting & dinner, May 8, 6-8pm, CMU University Center Ballroom, Grand Junction, CO. Co-sponsored with the Colorado River District. 
  • An Evening with River Photographer Tim Palmer, April 16, 2018, 6-8pm, CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. This event will include a reception with complimentary beer, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, followed by a slideshow and discussion with Tim Palmer. 
  • 2018 Water Course, Feb 13, 20 & 27 from 6-9pm in the CMU University Center Ballroom. The course covered Hydrology and Water Law in Colorado; Preparing for a Drier Future; and Grand Valley Initiatives to Improve Habitat and River Access. 
  • Workshop: Setting Watershed-Scale Priorities in Riparian Restoration, Feb 8-92018 CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. This workshop is organized by the Center for Colorado River Studies at Utah State University and hosted by the Hutchins Water Center. 
  • Riparian Restoration Conference, Feb 6-8, 2018, CMU University Center, Grand Junction, CO. This conference is organized by the Tamarisk Coalition and hosted by the Hutchins Water Center.  

Earlier Events