This summit will take place on February 20 – 21. The Xeriscape Council of New Mexico and Arid LID are partnering once a gain to bring you this summit. Over the past several years, drought has dominated over all of our lives. The demands on our limited and decreasing water resources are stressed yet new demands are continuously being added. This year, the Xeriscape Council of New Mexico and Arid LID strives to find both traditional and non-traditional speakers that generate positive change during a water crisis through storm water mitigation, water harvesting and low impact design principles. Let’s use the drought as an opportunity to assist our attendees in promoting both creative solutions and innovations in the field.
Key Note Speaker
An award winning journalist, Cynthia Barnett, is the key note speaker for this year’s Land&Water Summit. Ms. Barnett is a long-time journalist who has reported on freshwater issues from the Suwannee River to Singapore. Author of the books Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S. and Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis ,she is now working on a human and natural history of RAIN. Ms. Barnett has worked for newspapers and magazines for 25 years. Her numerous journalism awards include a national Sigma Delta Chi prize for investigative magazine reporting and eight Green Eyeshades, which recognize outstanding journalism in 11 southeastern states. Click here to read more about Ms. Barnett.
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