Verde Valley AZ (December 10, 2015) – On Wednesday, December 16th at 10:30 a.m., the public in invited to learn about the efforts of the local non-profit Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG). This free presentation and discussion panel will be at the Yavapai County Administration Building in Prescott, 1015 Fair Street, in the Board Room. This event is part of the Verde River Basin Partnership’s (Partnership) ongoing monthly program series for the public.
CWAG promotes a sustainable water future in the Upper Verde River Basin and the Prescott Active Management Area by educating the public, encouraging citizen action, and advocating for responsible governmental decision-making. CWAG’s Public Policy Committee Chair Gary Beverly will briefly describe CWAG’s organizational structure and history. He will then discuss CWAG’s efforts to respond to threats to the Upper Verde River through outreach and advocacy.
Beverly’s 30-minute talk will be followed by a question and answer session with a panel of CWAG Board Members: President Chris Hoy, Vice President Ken Janecek, Science Committee Chair Pete Kroopnick, Media Coordinator Leslie Hoy, and Beverly. Please visit the Partnership’s website (www.vrbp.org) for more information on the panel members and this event.
The Partnership is a scientific and educational resource raising awareness among citizens and community leaders about the Verde River Basin’s interconnected groundwater and surface water systems, and the life they support. To find out more about their monthly programs and to browse educational materials relating to shared-water resources, please visit www.vrbp.org.