Join us for our 2018 Tribal Summit!

About this event:

Please join us on October 17th & 18th, 2018 in Reno, Nevada for the fourth annual Native Waters on Arid Lands (NWAL) Tribal Summit. This event features two days of presentations and interactive discussions related to climate change, water resources, agriculture, traditional knowledge, livestock and ranching, conservation practices and more.


October 17th, 2018: 9am – 5pm
October 18th, 2018: 9am – 5pm


Atlantis Casino Resort
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
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The 2018 Tribal Summit agenda (PDF) is here: NWAL Tribal Summit Agenda – 2018


Registration prior to October 1, 2018: $250 per person.
Registration after October 1, 2018: $300 per person.

To register online, please continue to our Eventbrite page.

If you prefer to register by mail, download our mail-in registration form.


Attention tribal members! A limited number of scholarships are available for the 2018 Tribal Summit. Scholarships cover the cost of:

  • Event registration
  • Catered meals during the event
  • Up to three nights of a hotel stay at the Atlantis Hotel & Casino in Reno.

Scholarships do not include the cost of travel to and from Reno, or meals not provided by the conference. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out a scholarship application form and email it to Amber Coen (


Hotel rooms for the Tribal Summit are available at the Atlantis Casino Resort at a discounted rate of $75 per night using our group rate code, SUNRNW. Reservations must be made prior to September 24, 2018 to get the group rate.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89502

Reservations: 1-800-723-6500
Book online:
Group rate code: SUNRNW

Any questions?

If you have questions about this event, please contact event organizers Staci Emm and Vicki Hebb.

Vicki Hebb, Summit Organizer
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
(605) 222-2062

Staci Emm, Extension Educator
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
(775) 945-3444 (Ext. 10)