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Rio Grande Water Fund 2019 Fall Signatories Meeting

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Central New Mexico College - Workforce Training Center

5600 Eagle Rock Avenue Northeast

Albuquerque, NM 87113

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Join us for the Rio Grande Water Fund 2019 Fall Signatories Meeting. This event draws over 100 signatories and partners from the community working to restore the upper Rio Grande. Hear from our keynote speakers, stories from the field, TNC staff and land management agency representatives. The event will wrap up with a networking lunch. Share your experience and expertise with others while you enhance your network, build your skills and meet people who can help with your projects.

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9:00am: Coffee and Networking

9:30am: Welcome, Introductions and Meeting Objectives

9:45am: Keynote Presentations

  • Weathering the News Cycle, Laura Paskus, Environmental Reporter
  • Riparian Corridors and Trends, Jack Triepke and Judith Dyess, USFS

10:35am: Break

10:50am: Rio Grande Water Fund Updates

  • RGWF By the Numbers, Collin Haffey, Conservation Manager, TNC
  • Monitoring, Jobs and Economics, Steve Basset, Director of Planning and Spatial Analysis, TNC

11:05am: 2019 Stories from the Field

  • Forest Council Pilot Projects, J.R. Logan, Taos Valley Watershed Coalition Coordinator
  • El Rito Prescribed and Managed Fire Success, Angie Krall, El Rito District Ranger
  • Kirtland AFB Forest and Fire Restoration, Robert Morales, Kirtland Air Force Base
  • Urban Forestry, Jennifer Dann, NM State Forestry
  • Proposed Chama Watershed Collaborative Landscape Restoration Project, James Melonas, USFS

11:50am: RGWF Founders Thank You

12:00pm: Networking Lunch
Sponsored by the Business Water Task Force

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Central New Mexico College - Workforce Training Center

5600 Eagle Rock Avenue Northeast

Albuquerque, NM 87113

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