Conservation Matters April 2013

The Texas Land, Water and Wildlife Connection

Universities Council on Water Resources conference set for June

The 41st annual Universities Council on Water Resources Conference will be held in Lake Tahoe, California, June 11–13. The conference theme is “Sustaining Water Resources and Ecological Functions in Changing Environments,” and it is coordinated by the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) and National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR).

According to organizers, the event is designed for water managers, educators, researchers, and other water professionals. Several Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife researchers will be presenting at the conference.

UCOWR is an organization of universities, nonacademic institutions and international affiliates leading in water resources education, research and public service. For more information, see ucowr.org. NIWR is comprised of the 54 university-based centers that were established by the Federal Water Resources Research Act. Visit niwr.net for more information. The Texas Water Resources Institute is designated as the water resources institute for the state of Texas and is a part of NIWR.

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