Charting New Waters
What’s water worth? It’s a frequent topic of conversation in my professional circles and perhaps yours as well.Read More
Las Vegas may not be the place you’d expect to go for a meeting on water and agriculture, but that’s where I was last week. The Family Farm Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated the preservation and enhancement of Western irrigated agriculture, was hosting its annual meeting there last week and invited me to moderate a panel on Charting New Waters. And since agriculture is the second largest user of water in the country (after power generation), this was an invitation I quickly accepted.
The four panelists who joined me each had been involved with The Johnson Foundation’s Freshwater Forum in recent years, and each had a different perspective on why the recommendations and process behind Charting New Waters are critical to achieving freshwater sustainability for the United States.Read More
On the waterfront – isn’t that where we all want to be? Riverfront, lakefront, oceanfront: this is always the most desirable, highest value real estate there is. We love to gaze upon it, swim in it, and fish its depths. Our lives, our businesses, and our souls depend on it. Why, then, aren’t we doing more to make sure that we’ll be able to count on it for generations to come?