Yampa River Basin Research Synthesis Conference

Thursday, August 5, 1999

Holiday Inn of Craig

Sponsored by:

Yampa River Basin Partnership

Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program

Participants: Yampa River Basin Partnership, Colorado River Water Conservation District, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Division of Water Resources, Colorado Division of Wildlife, Colorado State University, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, Ayres Associates, BBC Research & Consulting, Hydrosphere Resource Consultants, The Nature Conservancy, Trout Unlimited

Schedule of Events

8:00 AM Welcome and Introductions - Gerry Roehm (FWS)

8:15 AM History of water use in the Yampa Valley - Dan Birch (YRBP)

8:35 AM History of hydrologic modeling in the Yampa River Basin -

Ray Tenney (CRWCD), Chuck Brendecke (Hydrosphere)

9:20 AM Projection of future human water demand - Doug Jeavons (BBC)

9:40 AM Break

10:00 AM Flows needs of endangered fishes - Tim Modde (FWS), Rick Anderson (CDOW)

10:30 AM Reconciling fish needs with human needs: Introduction to the "programmatic" approach - Gerry Roehm

11:00 AM Synthesis of research data - Dave Frick (Ayres)

Opportunity to comment on draft report

12:00 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:15 PM Identification and discussion of significant issues - Moderator: Ray Tenney

3:30 PM Wrap-up

4:00 PM Adjourn