Native Waters on Arid Lands
Enhancing climate resilience on tribal lands

Native Waters on Arid Lands

Native Waters on Arid Lands is a five-year (2015-2020) project that partners researchers and extension experts with tribal communities in the Great Basin and American Southwest to collaboratively understand the impacts of climate change and to evaluate adaptation options for sustaining water resources and agriculture on tribal reservations.

Students from the Pyramid Lake Jr/Sr High School arrive at DRI for Youth Day. Oct. 15, 2018.
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Dr. Karletta Chief

NWAL team member Karletta Chief honored with National TRIO award

September 13, 2018. Native Waters on Arid Lands team member…

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Dr. Kyle Bocinsky
Dr. Michael Dettinger discusses past climates of the southwest and predictions for future change at NWAL's Climate Resilience Workshop on May 9, 2017.
Trent Teegerstrom

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