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Carpe Diem West staff and advisors explore issues related to western water and climate change.

Bi-Partisan Watershed Bill Introduced in US Senate

As the drought deepens and communities look around for solutions, Carpe Diem West is delighted to see the bi-partisan introduction of the S. 1780, the Restoring America's Watersheds Act in the...

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Whooping it up for the Mountain Accord

Working on western water and climate can be a bit … depressing at times. But some days we get to whoop and holler it up. A lot of whooping in this case: This week, the Mountain Accord for the Was...

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Remaking a River

Up until a few years ago, the Upper Clark Fork in Montana was pretty much nothing but bad news. The watershed included the largest Superfund site (150 years of mining) in the world – a fact that did...

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A fire burns in the forest above an Oregon farm
Farms for Healthy Headwaters

Agriculture is a huge part of the story of the American West. It’s important to our economy, our dinner tables, and for some, our way of life. It’s also a huge water user. The ongoing drought a...

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California Drought – Stupid and Mean grabs a few headlines

In California, and other places in the West where drought is digging in, we’ve all been inundated by drought stories. Some alarmist, some with very helpful information, some pretty dumb. But up unti...

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