Seminar and Discussion Series

Fall 2014

Perspectives on the Poudre: Working River/Healthy River 

This fall semester’s bi-weekly Seminar and Discussion Series focuses on the Poudre River and its watershed, its ecological needs, and how it is used to supply water for agriculture and urban needs. Presenters will highlight their topics and engage participants in dialogue. The series will culminate in a “world café” –campus and community open dialogue about the Poudre. 

All seminars are held at 12:30-1:30 pm in LSC 372-374 unless otherwise noted. This series is brown bag and open to the public. Please feel free to bring your lunch. 

Tom Cech
Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Director, One World One Water, MSU Denver, presents, 

The Poudre River: History of Collaboration over Conflict

Jenn Kovecses
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Director, Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed, presents, 

Starting at the Top: How What Happens in the Poudre's Upper Watershed Affects All of Us Below

Mark Simpson and Dan Brown
Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Poudre River Commissioner for the Colorado Department of Water Resources, and Esq. Fischer, Brown, Bartlett, and Gunn, presents, 

Where the Water in the Poudre Originates and Who Has Rights to Use It

*Please, note that this seminar will be held from 1pm-2pm LSC 327-374 

Brian Bledsoe
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CSU Professor, Civil Engineering, presents, 

Where Does it Hurt? Ecological Needs of the Poudre

George Wallace
Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Owner of Soldias Farms and Larimer County Ag Advisory Committee member, presents, 

Agricultural Use of Poudre Water: Issues and Opportunities

Eric Recentine, Susan Smolnik, and Richard Raines
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Deputy Director of Water Resources, City of Greeley, Water Resource Engineer, Fort Collins Utilities, and Water Resources Assistant Manager at Tri-Districts Water Resources, presents,

Our Urban Uses of the Poudre: Quantity, Quality, and Conservation

Reagan Waskom
Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Director, Colorado Water Institute and CSU Water Center, presents,

The Poudre Under a Microscope: What Research is Being Done/Should Be Done?

A World Café Dialogue: Perspectives on the Poudre
Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Want to share your ideas/hear the ideas of others about the Poudre? Come join us for the CCC's first ever World Café at New Belgium Brewery 6pm-8pm. 

Unfamiliar with what a World Café is?  It is a type of organizational workshop, which aims to provide an open and creative conversation on a topic of mutual interest to surface their collective knowledge, share ideas and insights, and gain a deeper understanding of the subject and the issues involved.

Questions for this are still being developed. If you would like to help with the develpoment of the questions that we will be discussing please email your ideas to Arren

You must RSVP to attend this event. Space is limited so please RSVP by November 20. RSVP by emailing Arren or calling 491-4118.

 

Spring 2014

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Innovations in Communities around the World

All seminars are held in LSC 220-222 unless otherwise noted; 12:30-1:30 pm

 

Eduardo Boné
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, CSU and CCC Faculty Fellow

Trail Network in Chiapas: Linking People, Ecosystems and ideas

Boné Abstract and Bio
Melanie Parker
Friday, January 31, 2014

Northwest Connections and CCC Special Guest 

Collaboration – Why it’s hard, why it’s frustrating, and why I still think it is the way forward. Reflections on Collaboration in Montana’s Crown of the Continent
Parker Abstract and Bio
Lacey Gaechter
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Trees, Water & People and CCC Practitioner Fellow

Green Business Development in Indian Country 

Gaechter Abstract and Bio
John McGreevy
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Department of Anthropology, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow 

Tet Ansanm: Working with "Heads Together" in Haitian Reforestation 

McGreevy Abstract and Bio
Robin Reid
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, CSU and CCC Director

Collaborative Conservation at CSU, where are we now and where should we go?

Reid Abstract & Bio
Tungalag Ulambayar
Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Cross-cultural communication of knowledge and study results; a case for Mongolia 

Ulambayar Abstract & Bio
Megan Matonis
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Using photo-voice to "see" forest conditions through other people's eyes 

Matonis Abstract & Bio
Jennifer Solomon
Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, CSU and CCC Faculty Fellow

Marine Plastics in Belize

Solomon Abstract & Bio
Fall 2013

Community, Energy Development and Enviroment 

Karie Boone

Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, CSU 

Boone Abstract and Bio
Mark Paschke

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU

Paschke Abstract and Bio
Randy Boone

Department of Ecosytem Science and Sustainability and Natural Resource Ecology Lab, CSU

Boone Abstract and Bio
Nancy Dickson

Special CCC Seminar guest, Senior Researcher from the Harvard Kennedy School, and Co-Director of the Science Sustainability Program

Dickson Abstract and Bio
Spring 2013

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Innovations in Communities around the World

Kate Wilkins

Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow.

Wilkins Abstract and Bio
David Knight

Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Knight Abstract and Bio
Theresa Jedd

Department of Political Science, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Jedd Abstract and Bio
Kelly Hopping

Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Hopping Abstract and Bio
Khishig Jamiyansharav

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU and CCC Faculty Fellow

Jamiyansharav Abstract and Bio
Emily Kachergis

USDA‐ Agricultural Research Service and CCC Practitioner Fellow

Kachergis Abstract and Bio
Matt Luizza

Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Luizza Abstract and Bio
Kristen Pelz

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU and CCC Graduate Fellow

Pelz Abstract and Bio
Fall 2012

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Indigenous Peoples and Conservation

Ernesto Sagas

Department of Ethnic Studies, CSU

Sagas Abstract and Bio
Philip Cafaro

Department of Philosophy, CSU

Cafaro Abstract and Bio
Holmes Rolston III

Department of Philosophy, CSU

Rolston Abstract and Bio
Spring 2012

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Innovations in Communities around the World

Jessica Clement

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU

Clement Abstract and Bio
Stuart Cottrell and Jana Raadik-Cottrell

Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, CSU and Kuresaare College

Cottrell Abstract and Bio
Patrick Flynn

Center for Collaborative Conservation, CSU

Flynn Abstract and Bio
Kathie Mattor

Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU

Mattor Abstract and Bio
Fall 2011

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Indigenous Peoples and Conservation

 

Lee Scharf

Mediated Environmentally Sustainable Action (MESA)

Scharf Abstract and Bio
Kathleen Sherman and Richard T. Sherman

Department of Anthropology, CSU and Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority (retired)

Sherman Abstract and Bio
Spring 2011

Collaborative Conservation in Practice: Innovations in Communities Around the World

Faith Sternlieb & Patrick Bixler

Department of Geosciences and Department of Sociology, CSU

The role of boundary organizations in collaborative governance: Examples from two watersheds
Maria Fernandez-Gimenez

Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, CSU

Change and resilience in Pyrenean pastoral communities: Exploring roles of traditional ecological knowledge and social networks
Kathie Mattor

Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, CSU

The role of collaboration in stewardship contracting

Robin Reid

Director of the Center for Collaborative Conservation, CSU

Collaborative conservation in practice:  Current state and future directions

Fall 2010

Collaborative Conservation in Practice:  Ecosystem Services and Environmental Markets

Ted Toombs

Regional Director, Center for Conservation Incentives at Environmental Defense Fund, Boulder, CO

Toombs Abstract and Bio
Hill Grimmett

Northern Colorado Food Incubator, Be Local Northern Colorado, and CCC Fellow

Grimmett Abstract and Bio
Terry Fankhauser

Partners for Western Conservation

Fankhauser Abstract and Bio
Rick Knight

Professor of Wildlife Conservation, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department, WCNR, CSU

Knight Abstract and Bio
Stephanie Gripne

Director, University of Colorado Real Estate Center's Initiative for Sustainable Development and Associate Professor Adjoint in the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business

Gripne Abstract and Bio
Sally Collins
Friday, December 20, 2013

Former Director of the USDA Office of Ecosystem Services and Markets

Collins Abstract and Bio