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SNRE Seminar: A River Runs Through It: Collaborative Conservation in the Verde Watershed
12/02/2011 - 1:00pm
Location:Bio Sciences East Rm 225
New Perspectives in Large Landscape Conservation
Friday, December 2, 12:00 – 1:00 PM (225 Bio Sciences East)
A River Runs Through It: Collaborative Conservation in the Verde Watershed
- Celeste Gordon, USDA Forest Service, Prescott National Forest
- Chip Norton, Friends of the Verde River Greenway
- Doug Von Gausig, Mayor, Clarkdale, AZ
- Dan Campbell, The Nature Conservancy, Verde River Program
The panel of speakers will provide different perspectives on how people and organizations approach landscape-scale conservation in the Verde watershed of central Arizona. Celeste Gordon will present on the Central Arizona Sustainable Recreation Planning effort. Chip Norton will present the Verde River Cooperative Invasive Plant Management Plan in the context of a broader Colorado River Basin restoration strategy. Doug Von Gausig will present his assessment of the current status of groundwater, its threats, and the health of the Verde River in the Verde Valley. Dan Campbell will provide an overview of collaborative conservation in the Verde watershed and some of the new tools needed for comprehensive, large landscape conservation.
All recommended reading materials for the series are posted on the SNRE website: http://www.snr.arizona.edu/seminars
The series is open to all students, faculty, staff, and to the general public.
Looking forward to seeing everyone this Friday.