A one-day Ditch Symposium about the ditches of Boulder was held on Saturday May 16th, at the Boulder Public Library. The Symposium was sponsored by the Boulder Watershed Initiative and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Coming soon: podcasts from the Ditch Symposium.
Welcome and opening remarks
Ditches & the Town
The Water Ditch, Basis of Civilization In the West from the Native Americans On
Boulder, A Constructed Oasis
And on the sixth day, He created ditches, and He saw that they were good.
Flood, Drought and Difficult People Under Customary Spanish Water Law in Northern New Mexico
Free-flowing & Mud-clear, Ditches as Inspiration
A Soft Spot for "Small": Why Little Ditches Have So Much More Charm than Big Ones
The view from the pitchfork
Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda... What We'll Wish We'd Done with Ditches, Twenty Years From Now
Ditches and Climate Change: Greater Demands and Earlier Supply (Good News for Spring Crops, Not-So-Good News for Sweet Corn)