Interviews

Western water leaders speak firsthand about the latest issues and happenings.

Facing New Realities with Grace: Toxic Algae Lessons from Salem, OR  - An Interview with Lacey Goeres-Priest

We quickly found out that attempting to communicate in traditional ways, like press releases and website, was not enough. People don’t communicate that way anymore. It’s all about email and Twitte...

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Logs, Streams and Resilience: The Yakima Nation’s Wood Fiesta of 2018 - An Interview with Scott Nicolai

On Washington’s dry and beautiful Eastern Cascade slope, the Yakima Nation’s Fisheries Department is leading innovative work to restore healthy streams, the treaty-reserved salmon that depend on t...

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Are California communities running out of water – or democracy? An Interview with Charlotte Weiner

The public water boards in California’s southern San Joaquin Valley are only nominally public. In the last four years, a stunning 87% of those seats were uncontested – so often that three-quarters...

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Getting Ready: Water, Wildfire & Wellness - An Interview with Dr. Irva Hertz-Picciotto and Dr. Linda Rudolph

We’re increasingly concerned with these catastrophic wildfires - the impacts of wildfire smoke on health, the impacts on mental health, and the impacts on water supplies. ~Dr. Linda Rudolph, Public...

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Water, Wildfire, Climate Change – What Happened Last Fall? ~ An Interview with Michael Gossman

This was a tragic and extensive fire that moved quickly, and most surprisingly moved directly into our urban environment. ~Michael Gossman. How does a community recover from a natural and human d...

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