Climate Change, Bathtub Rings and Low-flow Toilets: New Realities on Western Water
with Dan Beard, author of Deadbeat Dams and former commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Saturday, November 21 @ 7pm
WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium, corner of E St. and Kentucky St.
Free. Donations accepted for Gila River protection champion, Norm Gaume.
Copies of Deadbeat Dams will be available for sale.
More info, 575.538.8078 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us and Dan Beard, renowned author of Deadbeat Dams and former Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, for an evening of fun and crowdfunding the old-fashioned way to help protect New Mexico’s last free-flowing river.
Beard will be traveling through the state on a three-night book tour to share his latest, “Climate Change, Bathtub Rings and Low-Flow Toilets: New Realities for Western Water.” The new realities of climate change and drought are forcing us to rethink Western water policies. What changes do we need to make to meet the challenges ahead? What policies should be changed and how? Dan will also talk about the Gila River diversion project and why the proposal is one of the stupidest projects he’s ever seen.
Each event is free but hopes to raise funds to support former Interstate Stream Commission Director Norm Gaume’s courageous legal battle with the current ISC to force it to do business honestly and protect the Gila forever.
Events will be held in the following locales:
Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 pm at Old Town Farm, 949 Montoya St., Albuquerque
Thursday, November 19, 6:30 pm at Travel Bug Bookstore, 839 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe
Saturday, November 21 at 7pm in the WNMU Global Resource Center Auditorium, Silver City
Sponsored by Adobe Whitewater Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Gila Conservation Coalition and New Mexico Wilderness Alliance.
About Dan Beard
Dan Beard, the author of Deadbeat Dams, has been a forceful advocate for reform of water resource policy and management for more than four decades. He has extensive experience working in the private sector and government. His government service includes positions with the White House, U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, Interior Department, Library of Congress, and serving as Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. He currently lives in Columbia, Maryland.