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Special Notice!


Register now to secure your spot and join the Colorado Foundation for Water Education on our annual River Basin Tour – this year we’re exploring the Gunnison and hope to see you there!


Gunnison Basin Tour June 21-22

Gain an appreciation for this beautiful part of the state as we travel off the beaten path to develop a better understanding of the many values of water. The itinerary will showcase:


  • Gunnison Basin hydrology & historic water management
  • Colorado River Compact, water banking, and the System Conservation Pilot Program
  • Local agricultural production and alternative transfer method pilot projects
  • Irrigation upgrades for water efficiency and enhancing fish flows
  • Soil health improvements for water retention and crop productivity
  • Recreational uses and environmental protection issues
  • Remote monitoring techniques and retrofitting hydropower diversions

Find the draft itinerary and registration here, and sign up today to reserve your seat on the bus!


Then, stay the week! Gunnison Basin Tour participants receive discounted rates ($75 for each day or $225 for the entire workshop) at the Colorado Water Workshop, held in Gunnison the same week, June 22-24—Contact Mandy, the workshop assistant, to register for the workshop. 


Thank you to Gunnison Basin Tour Sponsors: 
Click here to learn about additional sponsorship opportunities.

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