Tag Archives: Water Resources

Western US Water Managers Move Towards Collaborative Approaches to Water Management

The completion of the state of Colorado’s Water Plan on November 19, 2015, reflects a growing trend in western water management away from conflict and towards collaborative and inclusive discussion. Increasingly, western water managers are opting, or perhaps feeling obliged, to pursue more creative and coordinated solutions to complex water issues, built on broad-based stakeholder … Continue Reading

Obama Administration Encourages Private Investment in Natural Resources Mitigation

The Obama administration recently released a presidential memorandum (Memorandum)—a tool the executive branch uses to direct the actions of government officials and federal agencies—designed to encourage private and non-profit sector investment in natural resources restoration and public-private partnerships. The Memorandum aims to instill a policy of first avoiding and then minimizing adverse effects to natural resources. … Continue Reading