The Verde River: State of the Watershed Conference

Verde River Watershed Map

Verde River Watershed Map

The Verde River: State of the Watershed Conference, hosted by the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition (VWRC). This event is held to bring together a broad network of partners, community members, local leadership, scientists, restoration practitioners, business owners, and all other river enthusiasts who have a vested interest in the health of the Verde River Watershed.

Through field trips, conference session discussions, and a variety of speakers, we bring our audience into the folds of the state of the Verde River Watershed as it sustains flows, restores habitat, and promotes community. VWRC invites all of you—our partners and friends—to join us for this annual event, and contribute to its success.

Click below to view the presentations from the 2016 Verde River: State of the Watershed Conference. Please note, due to automation in original PowerPoint slide, some slide content will appear layered.

Verde River Overview

Presenters: Kathy Davis, Friends Volunteer; Walt Anderson, Prescott College; Doug Von Gausig, Town of Clarkdale, John Martinez, City of Sedona; Dex Allen, Coconino National Forest; Greg Kornrumph, Salt River Project

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Restoring Habitat

Presenters: Michael Keller, Prescott National Forest; Anna Schrenk, Friend of Verde River Greenway; Michael Byrd, Prescott Creeks; Dave Weedman; Arizona Game and Fish Department; Amina Senna, Coconino National Forest

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Sustaining Flows

Presenters: Kim Schonek, The Nature Conservancy; Jocelyn Gibbon, Freshwater Policy Consulting; Gary Beverly, Citzens Water Advocacy Group; Linda Stitzer, Western Resource Advocates

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Promoting Communities

Presenters: Tim Elinski, City of Cottonwood; Gayle Mabery, Town of Clarkdale; Melissa Robinson, One for the Verde; Linda Buchanan, Yavapai College; Justin Loxley, Coconino National Forest, Nancy Ruiz, Yavapai-Apache Nation

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