Entries by Kelsey Fitzgerald

NWAL holds first climate resilience workshop

The end of a multi-year drought has created new challenges for farmers on tribal lands in Nevada, according to participants in a Climate Resilience Workshop held by Native Waters on Arid Lands (NWAL) on May 9, 2017. After above-average winter precipitation during the 2017 water year, drought conditions have given way to an excess of […]

Climate Resilience Workshop: Sparks, NV – May 9, 2017

Native Waters on Arid Lands will hold a climate resilience workshop on May 9, 2017 in Reno, Nevada, as part of the Nevada Indian Summit (held May 10-11, 2017).  The purpose of this workshop is to make climate data accessible and useable to Nevada tribal ranchers, farmers, and resource managers for water management and traditional […]

A Successful 2016 Summit

On November 9-10, 2016, more than 100 people gathered at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas for the second annual Native Waters on Arid Lands (NWAL) Tribal Summit. Conference speakers and other attendees came from communities and reservations located across Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Utah, South Dakota, Montana, Wisconsin, Georgia, and Ohio […]

2016 Project Update

As the Native Waters on Arid Lands (NWAL) project enters its second year, we are working with nine tribal partners in the Great Basin and American Southwest to address important questions related to climate change and landscape use patterns on tribal reservations. During the course of the past year, we have worked to fine-tune our […]