Watershed Science 60th Anniversary Celebration

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

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Events will be held in the CSU Iris and Michael Smith Alumni Center, 701 W. Pitkin St., Fort Collins from 2:00 to 6:00 PM

A tour of the new multi-use CSU Stadium will be held at 1:00 PM.  Meet outside of the Smith Alumni Center.

Welcome and Introduction

2:00-2:15 PM

Rick Miranda, CSU Provost and Executive Vice President

John Hayes, Warner College of Natural Resources Dean

John Moore, Department Head of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability and Director, Natural Resource Ecology Lab (PhD in Zoology and Entomology, 1986)

Session 1: Real-time conditions (Where the Watershed Science program is in 2018)

2:15-2:25 PM

Stephanie Kampf, Associate Professor of Watershed Science, Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability

Session 2/Panel: Currents (What employment in the field of Watershed Science looks like today) — Moderator: Steven Fassnacht, Professor of Watershed Science, Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability

2:30-3:15 PM

Jeff Hughes, National Park Service Water Resources Division (Watershed BS 1981, Watershed MS 1983)

Jennifer Kovecses, Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed

Eric Richer, Colorado Department of Fish and Wildlife (Watershed MS, 2009)

Jason Roudebush, Ducks Unlimited (Environmental Health BS 2003, Watershed MS 2013)

Heidi Welsh, Spronk Water Engineers, Inc. (Watershed BS, 2007)

Break 3:20-3:40 PM
Session 3/Panel: Looking Downstream (Future Issues and Opportunities) — Moderator: Tim Covino, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability

3:45-4:30 PM

Don Anderson, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Taryn Finnessey, Colorado Water Conservation Board

Casey Davenhill, Colorado Watershed Assembly

Kate Laudon, Wenck/Lidstone Associates

Jill Oropreza, City of Fort Collins

Session 4: Rapids and Holes (What I wish I learned) — Moderator: Lee MacDonald, Emeritus Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability

4:45-5:30 PM

Final Remarks 5:35-5:45 PM
Social Reception, Dinner, and Keynote

6:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Carl Chambers, Hydrologist for the US Forest Service, Arapahoe Roosevelt National Forest

To be held at Mainline (upstairs), 125 S. College Avenue, Fort Collins

(Tickets for this event can be purchased for $20 from Nikki Foxley, room B205 Natural and Environmental Science Building.)

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