2015–2016 AHS Academic Scholarships Announcement

For the upcoming academic year, AHS will award three $2,000 scholarships for students at 4-year Arizona universities and colleges and one $1,000 scholarship for a student at Gateway Community College. Funding will be provided jointly by AHS and the AHS Foundation. The purpose of the awards is to encourage full-time students in hydrology, hydrogeology, or other water resources related field at… MORE…

2015 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholarship

Applicants: Undergraduate and graduate students in a hydrology-related field of study from an Arizona college or university. Qualified undergraduates will be given first preference in the selection process. Award: $3,000 stipend for 200 hours of experience within the 2015 calendar year with multiple agencies and private consulting companies in Tucson. The Tucson Chapter is now seeking applicants for the 2015… MORE…

Water in the Media

Morrison-Cronkite Poll Results: Water a Concern For Arizonans Cronkite News: Education, water top poll for Arizonans Cronkite News reported that a poll by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University suggests that education and water are concerns on the minds of Arizonans. Nearly nine out of 10… MORE…

Call for Abstracts: AESS 2015 Conference

The 2015 annual meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) is taking place at the University of California, San Diego! What better way to combat the winter doldrums than plan for the summer? Mark your calendars for 24–27 June 2015. The theme for the conference is “Confronting Frontiers, Borders, and Boundaries.” The conference theme will allow AESS… MORE…

AHS Foundation News

AHS members and Arizona corporations were very generous in 2014, opening their wallets and attending a variety of fundraising functions that allowed us to continue to support education in Arizona. In total, $19,517 was donated to the Foundation in 2014, a record amount. Specifically, we thank our corporate sponsors, who funded most or our educational awards in 2014, including three… MORE…

2015-2016 AHS Academic Scholarships Announcement

For the upcoming academic year, AHS will award three $2,000 scholarships for students at 4-year Arizona universities and colleges and one $1,000 scholarship for a student at Gateway Community College.  Funding will be provided jointly by AHS and the AHS Foundation.  The purpose of the awards is to encourage full-time students in hydrology, hydrogeology, or other water resources related fields… MORE…

Government Goings-On — March 2015

Several hundred bills were introduced at the Legislature before the session deadline.  Only a few are relevant to water issues.  Here are four: HB2661 would extend the authority for the CAWCD to levy a four cent ad valorem property tax for water storage and other purposes through 2030; although after 2024 the tax could not exceed three cents.  They have… MORE…