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As the weather warms, prepare your yard and garden with water-wise and native pollinator-friendly plants. Make sure to check out these amazing resources from the Denver Botanic Gardens on water-wise gardening and landscaping.
A special congratulations to the Spring 2023 Water Studies Graduates! You did it, and we're celebrating you!

Registration is now open for the 2023 Watershed Summit!
Join us on June 22nd for important water topics, conversations with experts from the water community, and hear from our special keynote speaker: Teal Lehto, @WesternWaterGirl! 
Current students have the opportunity to attend for free, but spots are limited. If you'd like to attend the Watershed Summit, please email Nona Shipman for free student registration information. 
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Student Corner:

Congratulations Water Studies Graduates!
MSU Denver also hosts many special graduation celebrations to recognize the hard work of the diverse students at MSU Denver. These celebrations highlight the achievements of students in their own unique way. Some are culturally based, others are based on a specific academic programs.
Summer Employment Opportunities
Follow the OWOW Center on LinkedIn for frequent job and internship opportunities in the environmental community.
Volunteer Opportunity with ASCP- Move Out Waste Diversion
Now- May 18
ASCP will collect items that students no longer need as they move out of their dorms and apartments. We will collect usable goods, non-perishable food items, and personal care products to keep them out of landfills!

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May 29: Memorial Day (Campus Closed)
May 30-June 11: Maymester
June 19: Juneteenth (Campus Closed)
Don't forget to check out the C2 Hub for internship opportunities! Contact Nona or Mia for course questions or advising appointments.

Professional Water Studies Online Certificate
Fall 2023 Course Schedule
Colorado Water and the American West runs September 1 – October 1, 2023. 
Students must register by September 6.
U.S. Water Concerns runs October 1 – November 1, 2023. 
Students must register by October 6.
Water Law runs November 1 – December 1, 2023. 
Students must register by November 6.

Take Me to the River 10 Year Celebration- 
Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW)
June 1- 5:30pm-9:00pm
Take Me to the River is a celebratory fundraiser for the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed's 10th anniversary as a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
Tickets include four-course beer and wine paired farm to table dinner, live music from the Sugar Britches, educational programming, and more!
Through this event, the CPRW will celebrate their accomplishments over the past 10 years, educate the public about challenges facing the watershed, and unveil their new five-year strategic plan. 
Auraria Campus Sustainability Survey 2023
Open Now
All current students, staff, and faculty from the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado Denver who have attended or are currently attending any classes at the Auraria Campus are invited to participate. 
The purpose of this study is to gain information on how students at the Auraria Campus understand sustainability and what sustainability-related initiatives are most important to you. The information gathered by this survey will inform how sustainability efforts are implemented here at Auraria.

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Photo: Jeremy Wade Shockley, The Southern Ute Drum
Lorelei Cloud is the first-ever tribal member on Colorado’s top water board.
Colorado Sun- Shannon Mullane | April 26, 2023
With Western water challenges in mind, Lorelei Cloud has a message for policymakers: There should be room for partnerships — not fear — when Native American tribes join the negotiating table. 
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Caught in the Middle: A River Between Two Dams and the Future of the Grand Canyon
Story Map by American Rivers
Draining nearly one-third of the American Southwest, the river slakes the thirst of over 40 million people, irrigates an area the size of New Hampshire and fuels a $1.4 trillion dollar economy along the way.
The Colorado River is the beating heart of the American Southwest.
Note: Explore the Story Map on a desktop computer for best viewing.
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Photo: Midir
Europe Feels the Pain of No Rain in Spain
H2O Radio | May 7, 2023
Drought is threatening one of the biggest fruit and vegetable producing countries for all of the European Union—Spain. Nearly half of Spain’s crop exports like lettuce and strawberries have been grown in the southeastern part of the country that uses diverted water from the River Tagus to the north.

Stay in touch by following the OWOW Center on social media!
We regularly post fun water facts, scholarship and job opportunities, and more.
As always, please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.
All the Best, 
The One World One Water Center Staff
Nona Shipman:
Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd:
Mia Pino: