WATER WEBINAR SERIES
Water Etiquette in Colorado During a Drought Year
July 27, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm MT
Participants will learn about prior appropriation water rights, known as the Colorado Doctrine. We will discuss how to acquire, perfect, transfer, and protect a water right in Colorado. We will also talk about water rights during times of water shortage, how is a water resource allocated, and how we can avoid conflict. Presented by Aaron Clay, former Water Referee for the Colorado Water Court, Division 4.
Understanding Colorado Drought
August 2, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm MT
Nolan Doesken, Colorado State Climatologist, will provide the most up to date information on the drought situation in Colorado and what to expect for the remainder of the summer and future years. He will also discuss Colorado climate and drought trends.
Colorado Water 101 for Small Acreage Landowners
August 15, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm MT
Join Colorado State University Extension for a 1-hour webinar to discuss the basics of water administration, urban versus agricultural water uses, and water quality implications. Presented by Denis Reich, Water Resource Specialist, Colorado State University Extension.
Water Wise Landscapes on Small Acreages
August 23, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm MT
In this webinar, you will learn about plant selection and turf grass species for our dry climate. We will also discuss water conservation tips for your landscape. Presented by Robert Cox, Arapahoe County CSU Extension Horticulture Agent.
SMALL-SCALE FRUIT PRODUCTION WEBINAR SERIES
Raspberries for Colorado below 7000’ Webinar
August 3, 2012 from Noon to 1:00 pm MT
This one hour webinar will cover the basics of raspberry growing in Colorado. Of all the berries, raspberries are the group that Coloradans are likely to have the most success with. Learn how to select the right varieties for you, how to prune and irrigate your raspberries and what pests and diseases to watch out for. To register go to https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEExRllTYVhsZG9keDQtMW9MZGZfc0E6MQ#gid=0
Blueberries for Colorado Gardens Webinar
August 13, 2012 from Noon to 1:00 pm MT
This one hour webinar will cover what you need to know to grow blueberries successfully in your garden. Blueberries have long been considered an impossible-to-grow garden delicacy in Colorado, but no more. You will learn what the major obstacles have been, and how to overcome them. Basic planting and irrigation instructions will be provided.
Apples for Colorado below 7000’ Webinar
August 31, 2012 from Noon to 1:00 pm MT
This one hour webinar will give you the essential tools to have success with apples in most areas of our state. Of all the tree fruits, apples are the one that Colorado gardeners are likely to have the most success with. You will learn how to select the right varieties, the importance of choosing the right rootstock and how to manage the top insect and disease pests of this crop.