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Stroock Forum Pinedale Agenda

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, Nov. 14-15

Rendezvous Pointe

Friday, Nov. 14

1-1:15 Introduction

     Gov. Freudenthal

1:15-2:00 Climate change and its potential impacts on water management

    Steve Gray, Wyoming State Climatologist

2 2:40 Pressures of energy development

   Ron Surdam, Wyoming State Geologist

2:40-2:55 Groundwater quantity and quality

   Ron Surdam, Wyoming State Geologist

2:55  Comment: Energy development and water

   K.J. Reddy, UW School of Energy Resources

3:10- 3:30  Break

3:30-4:15 Glaciers and water supply

   Charles Love, Geologist, Western Wyoming Community College


4:15-5 pm Storage: who will step up to pay for it?

   Mike Purcell, Director, Wyoming Water Development Commission

 5 pm: End for the day 

Separate, related event: Friday evening, Nov. 14

Rendezvous Pointe

5-7 pm Wyoming Water Development Commission open house on storage studies done on Green River  

Saturday Nov. 15 

8-8:45  Issues and Challenges from the Colorado River to the Green

   Pat Tyrrell, Wyoming State Engineer 

8:45-9:30  User panel; needs and pressures


9:30-9:40 Break

9:40-10:25  Economic value of water in Green River

   Ernie Niemi, economist, ECONorthwest, Eugene OR

10:25-11:10 On-ground water management initiatives


11:10-12:15 Brunch with "topic tables"

    ( "Topic table" topics will be posted and announced Saturday morning so people can choose what discussions to sit in on for brunch.) 

12:15-1 pm  Wrap-ups, comments, suggestions

A few selected attendees, and audience

1 pm    Closing
   Tom Stroock

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