Judges Needed for AzSEF!

The Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) is coming again to the Phoenix Civic Plaza on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Every year since 2003, AHS and co-sponsor CAP have presented awards to deserving students for projects involving water and Earth science at the AzSEF fair. AHS is seeking volunteers to assist in judging for the AHS/CAP special awards at AzSEF … MORE…

11th Annual AEG Student Night 2017

This is an opportunity to provide mentorship for students — AHS professionals are encouraged to apply. They are seeking a few professionals to give a brief (5 to 10 minute) talk about their firm or affiliation and role. When: Thursday, March 30, 6–9 PM Where: La Paz Room of the Student Memorial Union at ASU in Tempe Hosts: Association of Environmental … MORE…

Recap from Our 2016 Herman Bouwer Intern Scholar, Clinton Laulo

Water in the Southwestern U.S. is a hot commodity. The theme of this year’s AHS symposium was “Thriving in a Tough Neighborhood.” This summer I was blessed with an opportunity that I would highly recommend to any student: The Herman Bouwer Intern Scholarship. Herman Bouwer contributed much to Arizona being able to “thrive in a tough neighborhood,” and I am … MORE…

Recap of Tap to Top: Restoring Arizona’s Forests

On July 21, approximately 40 members turned out for a beer–tasting event at the SanTan Brewing Company to find out why healthy forests are important to a reliable, high-quality water supply for the greater Phoenix area. Spencer Plumb with National Forest Foundation (NAFF) discussed many of his groups’ restoration projects in the Salt and Verde Watershed with a viewing of the Tap … MORE…

Results of Chapter Officer Elections

Thanks to all AHS members who voted for your chapter officers. The results of the 2016 elections are in! This year, we polled members online and had a total of 102 responses — about 40 percent of our current membership. Phoenix Chapter (51 Respondents) President: Lee-Anna Walker Vice President: Stephen Flora, Salt River Project Secretary: Byron Baden, GES Treasurer: Beth … MORE…