Events and Opportunities

Growing Water Smart

Event, Ongoing

The Babbitt Center collaborates with the Sonoran Institute, Western Resource Advocates, Utah State University, community foundations, state agencies, local governments, and other NGOs from across the Colorado River Basin to amplify the reach and impact of this multiday workshop program. More than 100 towns, cities, and counties in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and California, and along the US-Mexico border, have participated in Growing Water Smart.

Babbitt Center Dissertation Fellowship Program


The Babbitt Center Dissertation Fellowship Program assists PhD students conducting research that builds on and contributes to the integration of land and water policy to advance water sustainability and resilience, particularly in the West. The program provides support to scholars early in their careers. The next fellowship application will open in fall 2025.