Water and the West


In the face of rapid development, how will the West maintain and manage its water? A conference on Sustainable Use of the West's Water will address the problems of water rights, June 12-14 at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder. Twenty-six speakers are on tap, including Molly Harriss Olson, a member of the President's Council on Sustainable Development; Jim Enote of the Zuni Conservation Project in New Mexico; Ted Strong of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission; Kai Lee from the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College in Massachusetts; as well as Charles Wilkinson and David Getches from the University of Colorado law school. The registration fee for the three-day conference is $495 and includes a cook-out on Flagstaff Mountain. For more information, contact the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado, Campus Box 401, Boulder, CO 80309-0401 (303/492-1288).

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