About the 2018 Forum

Listening to Understand

Fifth Annual Poudre River Forum
Friday February 2, 2018
Island Grove Event Center in Greeley

Many thanks to all those who helped create another awesome Poudre River Forum!
Here are links to the full day's video and presentations.

Presentations

FRAMING THE DAY—WELCOME - Video

  • MaryLou Smith, Policy & Collaboration Specialist, CSU's Colorado Water Institute
  • Sean Cronin, Executive Director, St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District

WHO'S HERE TODAY - CLICKER RESULTS - Powerpoint

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS - Powerpoint

CAN "LISTENING TO UNDERSTAND" MAKE OUR WATER TALK MORE PRODUCTIVE? - Powerpoint

  • Martín Carcasson, CSU Professor, and Director, Center for Public Deliberation
  • - Video

CAN WE GROW WATER SMART? - Video

  • Greg Johnson, Chief, Water Supply Planning Section, Colorado Water Conservation Board Powerpoint
  • Mike Schied, General Manager, East Larimer County Water District | Carol Webb, City of Fort Collins Water Resources and Treatment Operations Manager Powerpoint
  • Kerri Rollins, Larimer County Open Lands Program Manager Powerpoint

POUDRE SPLASHES: SNAPSHOTS FROM 2017 - Video

  • Corey Odell, Sustainability Coordinator, Odell Brewing Company

WHAT ARE POUDRE AG PRODUCERS DOING TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY?

  • Jon Slutsky, owner of a La Luna Dairy in Wellington and a member of the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission Powerpoint
  • BMPS FOR COLORADO AG - Video
  • Mark Sponsier, Executive Director of Colorado Corn Growers Video

Poudre Pioneer Award

  • Presented by Dr. Robert Ward, CSU Professor Emeritus to Hank Brown and Peggy Reeves - Video

The Poudre Forum

As the river runs from mountains to plains
sharing the heritage of the working, the singing
Poudre River

Joining Fort Collins and Greely,
Peggy Reeves and Hank Brown,
distinguished Coloradans

In service to the people,
we honor you!

Greg Hobbs, Retired, Colorado Supreme Court Justice
Island Grove
2/2/2018

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS - Powerpoint - Video

  • Introduction by Sean Conway, Poudre Heritage Alliance
  • Greg Hobbs, retired Colorado Supreme Court Justice
  • Dr. Michael Welsh, UNC History Professor

AS THE POUDRE FLOWS—Angles on a Theme slides and video from "lightening talk" speakers

  • John Kolanz, Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC Powerpoint
  • Ellen Wohl, CSU Geosciences Professor Powerpoint
  • John Stokes, Natural Areas Department and Poudre River Specialist &
    Kurt Fausch, Stream Ecologist and CSU Professor Emeritus, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology &
    Karlyn Armstrong, Senior Water Resource Engineer and Water Project Mitigation Coordinator Powerpoint
  • Ken Kehmeier, recently retired from Colorado Parks and Wildlife Video

AS THE POUDRE FLOWS—Angling on a Theme - Video

ACTIVE LISTENING - Powerpoint

CLOSING INPUT AND FEEDBACK - CLICKER RESULTS - Powerpoint

Summary of Participants Written Evaluations

Contact us at PoudreRiverForum@gmail.com.