We installed an eddy covariance tower to measure evapotranspiration from a desert alfalfa field this week with our @utahgeological survey partners at @nature_org’s Canyonlands Research Center at Dugout Ranch. The station will be an excellent research tool for understanding water, carbon dioxide, and energy exchanges between crops, air, and soil. We hope that it encourages collaboration and new research.
The Colorado River Authority of Utah will hold its next board meeting on Tuesday, May 16, at 2:30 PM in the Training Room at the World Trade Center, 60 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 in the Training Room. Agenda
Tsosie is an attorney who specializes in representing various Native American Tribes on issues ranging from hunting and fishing laws to economic development and law enforcement. He previously served as the U.S. Department of the Interior Indian Affairs Chief of Staff and has owned his own law practice for 20 years. He has also practiced law as a prosecutor, defense …
Those interested in participating in one of the three advisory councils can fill out an application with the Authority.
Governor Issues Drought Emergency Order https://governor.utah.gov/2022/04/21/drought-emergency-order/
The Basin States Respond to Department of Interior Proposal to Reduce Risks to Lake Powell Elevations & Critical Infrastructure. https://cra.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/GCD-2022-Operations-Letter-Shawcroft-1.pdf https://cra.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/GCD-2022-Operations-letter-to-ASWS-Trujillo-4.22.2022.pdf https://cra.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/May-3-2022-Department-of-Interior-Decision.pdf
Request for proposals can be found here: http://www.ucrcommission.com/system-conservation-pilot-program-for-2023/ Region-Specific Information Sessions Virtual: Friday, January 6th, 1-2 PM; register in advance here https://utah-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kWKh9bGFSrSQwGUUCw94GA Price in Person: Tuesday, January 10th, 4-6 pm, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Southeastern Region Office – Conference Room, 319 N Carbonville Rd, Price, UT 8450 Roosevelt In-Person: Thursday, January 12th, 4-6 pm, Utah State University Roosevelt Campus – Multipurpose Room, 987 E. Lagoon …
The Upper Division States release 5 Point Plan in response to Commissioner Camille Touton’s request for reductions in Colorado River water use. Letter
The Colorado River Authority of Utah has hired Amy Haas as its first executive director. Haas is currently the director of the Upper Colorado River Commission, which oversees water use in the river’s upper basin. Stream podcast at KUER 90.1
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