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New Mexico Farmers' Marketing Association - Event Information

Event Name:Acequias and Climate Change
Description:A day of learning and discussion about climate change and how it impacts acequias.
Event Date:6/27/2019
Event Time:9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location:Juan I Gonzales Agricultural Building
Taos, NM 87571
Contact Person:New Mexico Acequia Association
Details:Join acequias for a day of learning and dialogue about a future shaped by climate change. The day will include an overview of the impacts of climate change on New Mexico’s watersheds and rivers from Dr. David Gutzler, UNM professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences followed by interactive discussions about repartimiento traditions (old and new), water harvesting, infrastructure improvements, building healthy soils, and other adaptations. We will explore practical responses as well as how climate change will affect our advocacy on water, land, energy, and agriculture policy.
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