Originally from Tółikan (Sweetwater), Ariz., Ranalda Tsosie describes herself as “a proud Diné woman.” She is also the proud mother of seven, an environmental chemist, and a full-time graduate student at the University of Montana,
Water in the Community
Brown Bag Webinar: Recent Research on Policies for Managed A...
In Mexico, groundwater availability has been decreasing, especially in arid and semi-arid regions. One way to address this decline is using Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) to boost aquifer recharge with stormwater or treated wastewater. Considering the impact that climate change can have on natural recharge, the implementation of MAR efforts in the Northwest region of Mexico would help maintain environmental services, halt seawater intrusion, and act as a source for potable service.
Brown Bag Webinar: The Evolution of the Water Sector in Israel: The Role of Mekorot...
The severe scarcity of "natural" water resources has forced Israel to implement forward-thinking policies, create advanced technologies, and make decisions that were not always economically supported. Much labor and investment were required to address Israel’s lack of "natural" water resources.
Brown Bag Webinar: Making Sense of the COP26 Climate Talks - Reporting Back from the...
On November 19, the WRRC hosted Betsy Wilkening, president of Polar Educators International, and Kristen Poppleton, senior director of programs for Climate Generation, for a Brown Bag webinar on their experiences at the United Nations 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26).
Brown Bag Webinar: 104(b) Grant Program — Student Research Presentations
Contamination of our environment from microplastics (1 mm to 5 mm in size) is gaining significant public interest due largely to their emergence as an environmental and potential human health threat.
After the Fire Public Meeting
This year, the Telegraph and Mescal Fires impacted hundreds of lives and charred over 250,000 acres of land in central Arizona. On October 29 and 30, the public is invited to hear from their natural resource managers and community leaders about the expected short and long-term impacts of the fire on the landscape and watershed.
Brown Bag Webinar: The Case for Better Planning
On Tuesday, October 26, the WRRC held The Case for Better Planning, a Brown Bag webinar featuring Richard N. Morrison, a retired attorney and co-founder of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Imagine a Day Without Water: Emerging Leaders Panel
The WRRC is celebrating “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, October 21, with a special webinar featuring a 19-minute video on global water issues followed by a panel of emerging leaders in water and environmental management and policy.
APS Sustainable Water Strategies and Practices
On Thursday, October 7, the WRRC hosted Henry Day, water policy and strategy consultant at the Arizona Public Service Company (APS), for a Brown Bag Webinar. In his presentation titled “APS Sustainable Water Strategies and Practices,” Day outlined how the utility is conserving water while transitioning to meet the goal of providing 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050. The presentation began with an overview of APS as Arizona’s largest electric utility and described the importance of sustainable water practices at APS and in Arizona.
Water Solutions for Our Warmer World – Episode 4: Drought in the Colorado River...
How are important reservoir management decisions for the Colorado River Basin impacted by a decades-long drought? How will drought-related conditions factor into discussions of new management guidelines? Join the event hosts, Arizona Institutes for Resilience, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and WRRC, for a moderated panel discussion of these questions and more.
Binational Cooperation in the Colorado River Basin: United States and Mexico
On Tuesday, September 14, the WRRC hosted the webinar Binational Cooperation in the Colorado River Basin: United States and Mexico, featuring US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Binational Program Manager Amy Witherall and Analyst Sean Schrag-Toso.