An small group, on-the-water field experience that offers opportunities for a variety of stakeholders to learn and discuss managment and policy for the future of the rivers of the West.
The Center for Colorado River Studies hosts a number of workshops, seminars, and other events throughout the year. This calendar includes many of our partners' complementary events.
The 'Get to Know Our Rivers' Field Experience 2021
In August 2021, we launched the first Get to Know Our Rivers trip. We began with a guided tour of Flaming Gorge Dam, and hit the water at Lodore Canyon on the Green River, the chief tributary of the Colorado River.
16th Annual Berkeley River Restoration Symposium
Jack Schmidt offers the keynote at the 16th Annual Berkeley River Restoration Symposium in December called "Restoring the Colorado River."
Sara Goeking: Linkages between forests, snowpack, and streamflow in western coniferous forests
Sara Goeking and David Tarboton (Director, Utah Water Research Lab), reviewed 78 recent studies of streamflow and snowpack response to forest disturbances, and reassessed the question: Does water yield or snowpack increase after forest disturbance? The re...
Colorado River Conversations: Returning Rapids Project
The Returning Rapids Project seeks to document the recovery of river resources once inundated by a full Lake Powell, and now being exposed as reservoir storage declines. Peter Lefebvre and Mike Dehoff, principal investigators of the Returning Rapids proje...
Western Area Power Authority Presentation to CCRS Students
Representatives Brent Osiek (Power Marketing Manager) and Clayton Palmer (Environmental Specialist) made a presentation to students of the Large River Management Class taught by Jack Schmidt and David Rosenberg on March 10, 2020. The gave the basics of WA...
Future of Powell Forum
Join us, and a panel of experts, to start a conversation about long-term issues associated with management of Lake Powell. Since the Colorado River began filling Glen Canyon in 1963, the future of Lake Powell has been up for discussion. Climate change, po...
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Eric Kuhn Lecture
Science be Dammed: how ignoring inconvenient science drained the Colorado River on October 2, 3:30 pm in ENGR 201. From his new book, Eric Kuhn discusses the management and mismanagement of water in the west. Even with clear evidence that the Colorado Ri...
Colorado River Science: Escalante
The Center for Colorado River is partnering with the Escalante Canyons Festival to bring a slate of speakers to cover the art, science, and politics of the Colorado River system. Most presentations are held at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center and ...
One River, Many Voices: A Source to Sea Expedition
Join us for our next installment of Colorado River Science: Moab. We've partnered with the Moab Festival of Science to have a conversation with Mike and Jenny Fiebig about their fall 2018 boating tour from the Wind River Range down to Mexico, and to hear ...
Colorado River Science: recent presentation from Vic Baker
Read perspective about Vic Baker's recent presentation on the great floods of the Colorado as part of the Colorado River Science speaker series. Panelist Eric Kuhn writes that if it has happened in the past, it can happen again.
Powell 150 Events from SCREE
As you may know, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell's 1869 expedition. We'd like to share with you a number of outstanding and thought provoking projects, resources, articles and events that celebrate JWP's Sesquicentennial.
April in the Field
Students from the Center for Colorado River Studies headed to the field in April, 2019 to get in-person experience on the river. The USU class called "River Planning and Management" is a collaborative course for water resources and engineering students. T...
The Future of the Colorado River Symposium
On October 13, 2018 we asked national experts -- can you rehabilitate a stressed river ecosystem and still meet the water needs of 40 million people? Find out what they said.
Presentations from the AGU meeting - DC
Check out our colleagues' presentations from the fall AGU meeting held in Washington DC in December 2018.
Get to Know Our Rivers
An on-the-water field experience for stakeholders, tribal, NGO staff, and river scientists to learn about and discuss water-supply policy, river ecosystem health requirements, reservoir operations, and the aspirations of traditional and non-traditional us...