News

Find out the latest news about western water and climate change, with articles, interviews with Carpe Diem West network leaders, and press.

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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Montana's Water Future - Water Summit a Success!

As a headwaters state, Montana enjoys an abundance of clean, cold water – most of which originates in or near the state’s borders as mountain snowpack. Clean water is foundational to Montanans’ ...

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Water Source Protection Program - What is it?

Legislation to promote partnerships between the U.S. Forest Service and downstream water users is making its way through Congress. Inspired by numerous watershed investment partnerships springing u...

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Forest Resilience Bonds at Work - Pilot project to study impacts of forest management on Yuba watershed

A healthier, thinner forest reduces fire risk significantly, and it also protects water quality and can improve water quantity. The Yuba watershed is about to reap all of those benefits, through a pil...

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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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