Wildfire Mitigation through the Rio Grande Water Fund

Tuesday, 07/27/2021
11:00 AM MT - 12:00 PM MT

Event Info

This is the fifth of six webinars in the Source Water Collaborative Forestry Learning Exchange webinar series that highlights the connection between healthy forests and drinking water, and the first of two webinars focused on Wildfire. Wildfires can result in costly impacts to water supply. The Rio Grande Water Fund in New Mexico will describe their watershed-wide approach to reducing wildfire risk across 600,000 acres working with numerous partners. Perspectives from water utilities, land management agencies and implementation partners will be shared by the following speakers:

  • Diane Agnew, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
  • Michiko Martin, U.S. Forest Service
  • Caleb Stotts, Chama Peak Land Alliance
  • Collin Haffey, The Nature Conservancy (moderator)

Note: There will be a 30-minute Teams meeting discussion with the speakers immediately following the webinar presentations (links will be provided in registration confirmation).

Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8551668704814257168