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2011-2012 Speakers Series

September 2011

“The Colorado River Flowing Through Conflict”

Peter McBride: Photographer, Writer, Storyteller
Jonathan Waterman: Author, Immersion Journalist 

Talk Synopsis

October 2011

“The Law of the Colorado River Basin:
Rigid Relic or Flexible Foundation for the Future?”

Gregory Hobbs Jr., Colorado Supreme Court
Larry MacDonnell, Univ. of Wyoming College 

Talk Synopsis
Video

November 2011

“The Colorado River Basin:
Environmental Perspectives and Action”

Bart Miller, Water Program Director, Western Resource Advocates
Jennifer Pitt, Director-Colorado River Project, Environmental Defense Fund
Tom Chart, USFWS, Director: Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program

Talk Synopsis
Video

December 2011

“The Colorado River Basin and Climate:
Perfect Storm for the 21st Century?”

Moderator: Beth Conover, Editor of How the West Was Warmed
Stephen Saunders, President: Rocky Mountain Climate Organization
Jeff Lukas, Western Water Assessment 

Talk Synopsis
Video

January 2012

“Unheard Voices of the Colorado River Basin: Bringing Mexico and Native American Tribes to the Table”

Bidtah Becker, Water Rights Unit- Navajo Nation Department of Justice
Osvel Hinojosa, Director: Pronatura Noroeste's Water and Wetlands Program 

Talk Synopsis
Video

February 2012

“Healthy Forests for the Colorado River Basin”

Harris D. Sherman, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Under Secretary for Natural Resources 

Video