University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Our Virtuous Water

How has water defined and shaped America? From the changing water cycle to water right disputes, experts will discuss the vital role water plays in our lives and inspire us to find solutions to conserve it.

Martin Doyle

Martin Doyle is director of the water policy program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and a professor of river science and policy at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment....

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Eric Perramond

Eric Perramond is a human-environment geographer and a political ecologist in the Environmental and the Southwest Studies programs at Colorado College. His most recent work is "Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law and Identity in the American West....


Sandra Postel

Sandra Postel is director of the Global Water Policy Project and author of "Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity." She is also co-creator of Change the Course, the national water stewardship initiative awarded the 2017 US Water Prize for restoring billions of gallons of water to depleted rivers and wetlands....

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