Interviews

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

Perspectives on New Watershed Programs - An Interview with Anne Zimmermann

One of the Forest Service’s primary purposes in the original 1897 Organic Act was to ‘provide favorable conditions for water flows. And we interpret that to mean providing high-quality water to t...

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The Carpe Diem West Academy: Managing in the Era of Uncertainty - An Interview with Dr. Holly Hartmann

People often ask how Carpe Diem West’s small staff is able to have such an effective presence in the vast and complex world of western water and energy. The answer lies in our wide-ranging and accom...

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The Forest-to-Faucet Partnership; Re-thinking Headwaters Protection - An interview with Rick Cables, Ron Lehr, Tom Gougeon and Jim Lochhead

In recent years, climate change impacts on the high-elevation watersheds that supply the West's drinking water have become increasingly obvious - longer and more devastating wildfire seasons, reduced ...

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Fitting the Pieces Together: Bond Financing, Natural Infrastructure, and Climate Change - An Interview with David LaFrance

If you are going to use bonding as a tool to help enable investment in a watershed across multiple jurisdictions and entities, you need to have a 'partnership of purpose' among those jurisdictions and...

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Fitting the Pieces Together: Bond Financing, Natural Infrastructure, and Climate Change - An Interview with Sharlene Leurig

Ultimately, our goal is to see that America builds the most sustainable infrastructure it can build. The truth is that for decades we have been underinvesting in our infrastructure, and we are long ov...

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

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