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We are hiring a Water Center Director

Priority application deadline May 13, 2024.

Save the date for 2024 FLC Water Week

October 20-26, 2024 in Durango, Colorado.

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Cultivating the next generation of water leaders

Information. Relationships. Dialogue.

Water touches everything. Our region’s agriculture, recreation, economy, ecological health, and vitality all rely on resilient supply and sustainable use of our water resources. The Four Corners Water Center at Fort Lewis College is preparing the next generation of water leaders to address challenging water issues...in the southwest and beyond.   

  • Learn about water issues in the Southwest through community forums and lectures.
  • Take part in interdisciplinary courses and campus projects relating to water.
  • Get involved in student-community collaborations.
  • Connect with internships and careers to address concerns about water and our future.

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Water Center news

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Upcoming events

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Meet our water experts

Whether you're a researcher, a professional, or a resident curious about water issues in our area, bring your questions to the local pros. All of the professionals listed here are willing and eager to lend their expertise in service to water. Find out more about FLC's water experts. 

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Water in the Southwest is a critical issue to all who make this beautiful place home. Whether you're a community member or student, your engagement in these important questions is vital to our future. 

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Kaitlin Mattos, Ph.D.
FCWC Interim Director & Assistant Professor of Environment & Sustainability

Center of Southwest Studies, Room 265

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