Upcoming WRRC-Sponsored Events for November

Brown Bag Seminars

Brown bags are held on Wednesdays, from 12:00–1:15 p.m., at the Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell Ave.) unless otherwise noted.

Virginia Water Resources Research Center: Addressing Water Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Stephen Schoenholtz, Director, Virginia Water Resources Research Center, and Professor, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Description: Sustainable management of water resources presents unprecedented and rapidly expanding challenges at multiple spatial and temporal scales. It connect society and environment through energy, food, climate, ecological, health, and economic systems. Meeting these challenges requires interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary strategies. This seminar will provide a brief overview of the role of the Virginia Water Resources Research Center in addressing water challenges… More info…

Conservation Loves A Crisis: Lessons from North America’s Driest City

Speaker: Doug Bennett, Conservation Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Date/Time: Thursday, November 12, 2015

In the Spring of 2000, when Doug Bennett left the City of Albuquerque to take the job as Conservation Manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, he had no idea he’d be coaching one of the nation’s fastest growing cities through the most punishing drought in modern history. Fifteen years later, Las Vegas stands as one of the great success stories of how a community that thrived on a reputation for excess was able to avert the very real prospect of turning away newcomers because there was simply no water to serve them. More info…

CAP-WRRC Community Forum on Sustainable Water for Southern Arizona

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: Leo Rich Theater at the Tucson Convention Center

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