Growing Water Smart in the Headwaters


Growing Water Smart in the Headwaters: Integrated Water and Land Use Planning Workshop

When: April 24 – 26, 2019
Where: Keystone, CO

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019

The Sonoran Institute and Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy’s Growing Water Smart program introduces communities to the full range of communications, public engagement, planning, and policy implementation tools to realize their watershed health and community resiliency goals.

Through Growing Water Smart, Colorado communities in the Water Quality/Quantity Committee (QQ) of the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments can learn how they can integrate land use and water planning.

Participants in this program will gain:

  • An understanding of demographic and climatic trends and impacts on water supply and demand at the state and local level.
  • Knowledge of the strategies and tools for integrating water efficiency and conservation into land use planning.
  • A commitment to improved collaboration among multiple disciplines, agencies, and decision makers involved in water and land use planning.
  • The ability to communicate to the community the need for aligning land use decisions with water supply.
  • An action plan to help communities become more water smart.

Download the PDF and follow instructions to apply.

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