Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly

2010  14th Annual Water Assembly

2025 ... A Water Prophecy?

Wet or Dry?
Rich or Poor?
Green or Brown?
At Peace or War?

Saturday, June 12, 2010
teenth Annual Water Assembly
UNM Dane Smith Hall

        Link to 14th Annual Assembly Flyer (0.3 MB)

Affiliations of speakers are listed for informational purposes only.   The Speakers served as volunteer individuals, not as representatives of their respective organizations.

 8:00               Registration and Continental Breakfast
        link to introductory slides   (0.5 MB)

  9:00               Welcome, Introduction and Background

                   Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
Kevin Bean, Water Assembly President
  link to introductory background handout  (0.1 MB)
  link to the Water Plan's recommendation list  (0.1 MB)
  link to progress items since the Plan's acceptance (0.1 MB)

  9:10               Overview - Middle Rio Grande Futures Project;

                   John Brown, Story Coordinator
   link to audio  (3.6 MB)

  9:20               Water Budgeting - Considerations for 2010 and 2025

                   Frank Titus, Hydrogeologist
   link to audio  (11.0 MB)

  9:35               Key Future Trends

                   Jesse Roach, Hydrologist,
presented by Beth Richards, Engineer/Scientist,
   Both with Sandia National Laboratories
   link to slide  (0.1 MB)
   link to audio  (4.2 MB)

  9:50               Other Prophecies, Other Views

                   Introduction - Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
Video - Peter Pino, Annual Water Assembly 2007
Video - Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance 1982

10:15               Break

10:30               2025 Middle Rio Grande Prophecy -
          The Story

                   Introduction - Kevin Bean   
   link to slide  (0.1 MB)
Narrative - Recorded by Sheina MacCormic
   link to audio  (14.5 MB)
   link to photographs  (2.4 MB)
   link to text  (0.1 MB)

10:40               2025 Middle Rio Grande Prophecy -
          Selected Technical Views
          link to technical background papers (0.4 MB) 
          link to panel introduction audio  (2.2 MB)

                   Energy - Bruce Thomson, Hydrologist,
   Dir. UNM Water Resources Program
   link to audio  (2.9 MB)
Environment - Janet Jarratt, Dairy Farmer,
   ESA Collaborative Program
   link to audio  (2.4 MB)
Economy - Lee Reynis, Economist
   link to audio  (2.1 MB)
Fire - Howard Passell, Ecologist, Computer Modeler
   Sandia National Laboratories
   link to slides  (0.2 MB)
   link to audio  (3.1 MB)
Policies and Permits - Elaine Hebard, Volunteer
   link to slides and text  (0.8 MB)
   link to audio  (3.8 MB)
Climate - David Gutzler, Climate Researcher at UNM
   link to slide  (0.3 MB)
   link to audio  (3.2 MB)
Agriculture - Janet Jarratt, Dairy Farmer
   MRGCD Board President
   link to audio  (3.6 MB)

11:30              What Are Your Thoughts - Plenary Discussion
          link to audio  (9.5 MB)

12:00              Introduction to Election of Directors by Advocacies

                   Kevin Bean   link to Advocacy Group definitions  (0.1 MB)

12:10              Lunch (separate tables for each Advocacy Group,
                elect two directors, one alternate)  

  1:00              Keynote:  Thoughts for a Better Future

                   Norman Gaume
   link to audio  (20.9 MB)

  1:20              Additional Scenarios - Priorities to Force Action

                   Introduction - John Brown
Plenary Discussion - Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
   link to audio  (13.4 MB)

  2:30              Summary of Plenary Discussion -
       Next Steps to Move Forward

                   Tim Karpoff, Facilitator

  2:25              Drawing for Door Prize

  2:30              Adjourn

  2:45              New Board of Directors -                                              Personal Introductions, Schedule Next Meeting



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