The 1998 Arkansas River Basin Water Forum meets in La Junta, Colo., Feb. 4-5 to talk about endangered species, agriculture and groundwater quality, and other issues that affect the basin, which includes areas of eastern Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico. Former Colorado Sen. Hank Brown and Rep. Robert Schaffer, R-Colo., are keynote speakers. Contact the Arkansas River Basin Forum at 3505 S. Main St., Lamar, CO 81052, call 719/336-9421 or check their Web site at