The Role of National Forest Lands in Improving Watershed Health through the Watershed Condition Framework
Speaker: Kelly Mott Lacroix, Hydrologist, USFS
Date/Time: Monday, May 8, 3:45–5:00 pm
Location: WRRC, Sol Resnick Meeting Room, 350 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ
Covering 450 million acres and encompassing over 15,000 subwatersheds, the USFS Watershed Condition Framework (WCF) is significant in scope and has the potential to help communities and the USFS safeguard our nation’s drinking water, rural livelihoods, and natural environment. This presentation will review the 6-year history of the WCF, accomplishments to date, and the role that our nation’s forests play in providing clean and abundant water for millions of Americans. Kelly Mott Lacroix is a hydrologist and presidential management fellow with the National Forest System and is located in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the USFS, her work focused on water management and ecohydrology at the WRRC and the ADWR. She has a PhD in arid land resource sciences and an M.S. in environmental planning from the UA.
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