Interviews

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

Fire and Water

"The more that we can do to invest in source water protection now, the more payoff there will be, down the road." Marguerite Young, EBMUD A few weeks ago, on a wet and stormy night (at last!) Carpe ...

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Building that Village in the Willamette Basin - An Interview with Allison Hensey

"Long-term flexible capacity funding is key because the on-the-ground funding just can't be overstated. That strategy has really borne fruit because it enables people to take much bigger risks and mak...

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Partnerships Rock - Climate & Wildfire Success in the West - An Interview with David Edelson

"All the partners contributed significantly to developing and managing the project through funding and dedicated staffing and, through our shared interests, we were able to focus on getting the proj...

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Confluence July 2019, Flagstaff's Success - An Interview with Paul Summerfelt

Everyone recognizes that we can’t let this work go - no one is coming to our rescue. We can partner with others, but we can’t expect others to protect us. Almost seven years ago, Flagstaff vo...

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Fire, Forests, and Resilience: Lessons from the Evergreen State ~ An Interview with Hilary Franz

We spend so much time arguing about right and wrong, with righteousness and political jargon. We waste so much time on that! And we don’t have time to waste. Carpe Diem West has been following ...

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

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