Conservation easements and water law seminar slated for March 29 |

Conservation easements and water law seminar slated for March 29

A water rights and land conservation educational seminar, “Water on the Land, Keeping Water Local: Protecting Water Rights through Land Conservation,” is scheduled for March 29 from 12:30-5 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion.

Presented by the Continental Divide Land Trust and the Colorado Water Trust, the seminar is $65 for Realtors, attorneys and CPAs seeking Continuing Professional Education credits and $15 for those not looking to earn credit. Admission includes handouts, refreshments and a complimentary ticket to Peter McBride’s evening presentation on his new book, “The Colorado River: Flowing through Conflict.”

The seminar features Scott Hummer, former water commissioner for the Blue River basin, as well as information about the tax benefits of conservation easements, a basic introduction to water law and its Colorado history, how water rights are valued, and how water law is connected to conservation easements.

For more information, contact the Continental Divide Land Trust at or (970) 453-3875 or visit them at Find the seminar registration form at

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