Early registration closes next week for the Colorado River Water Users Association 2016 Annual Convention in Las Vegas.
A multi-year drought has settled in across much of the Colorado River Basin and California. Communicating the seriousness of the problem and strategies for dealing with the long- and short-term shortages is the goal of the, "Communicating the Drought: A Call to Action,” with Colorado River expert, John Fleck.
More about John Fleck:
John Fleck is Professor of Practice in Water Policy and Governance in the University of New Mexico Department of Economics and director of the university’s Water Resources Program, where he co-teaches classes in contemporary water policy issues, modeling, and technical communication for water managers. A science journalist with 30 years of newspaper experience, he first wrote about water in the 1980s as a beat reporter covering the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He is the author of the book Water is for Fighting Over and Other Myths About Water in the West, an exploration of solutions to the Colorado River Basin’s water problems, published by Island Press.