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Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-5663

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-2258

Email: ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 209
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Email: ott@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT

Challenges and Opportunities for Idaho Water Resources Workshop Agenda


JUMP 1000 W Myrtle St., Boise, Idaho
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

All times are Mountain Time Zone

The workshop will be broadcast as a webinar through Zoom; Passcode: 052079


  • 7:30 a.m. Coffee, Registration, Networking
  • 8 a.m. Introduction and Welcome – Scott Green, President, University of Idaho
  • 8:15 a.m. Keynote – The Honorable Brad Little, Governor of Idaho
  • 8:35 a.m. Keynote – Lisa Grow, President and CEO, Idaho Power
  • 9:15 a.m. Climate Change and Water Resources in Idaho – Charles Luce, Research Hydrologist, U.S. Forest Service
  • 9:45 a.m. Break
  • 10 a.m. The State of Water Resources in Idaho – Panel Discussion moderated by Alex Maas, Professor, University of Idaho
    Confirmed Panelists:
    • Brian Patton, Executive Officer, Idaho Water Resources Board
    • Dylan Hedden-Nicely, Professor, University of Idaho
    • Erin Whorton, Water Supply Specialist, NRCS
    • Mark Limbaugh, President, The Ferguson Group
  • 11 a.m. Keynote – John Echohawk, Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund
  • 11:30 a.m. Idaho Mining, Critical Minerals, and Water Resources – Panel Discussion moderated by Claudio Berti, Director of the Idaho Geological Survey, University of Idaho
    Confirmed Panelists:
    • Alan Prouty, VP Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, Simplot
    • Mckinsey Lyon, VP External Affairs, Perpetua Resources
    • Laird Lucas, Executive Director, Advocates for the West
    • John Swallow, CEO, Idaho Strategic Resources
    • Rob Morgan, VP Exploration, Idaho Strategic Resources
    • Nic Nelson, Executive Director, Idaho Rivers United
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote – Speaker Scott Bedke, Idaho House of Representatives
  • 1:45 p.m. Idaho’s Watersheds – moderated by Tim Link, Professor and Chris Caudill, Professor, University of Idaho
    Confirmed Panelists:
    • Dustin Miller, Director, Idaho Department of Lands
    • Michael Edmondson, Administrator, Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
    • Lance Hebdon, Bureau Chief of Fisheries, Idaho Fish and Game
    • Charles Luce, Research Hydrologist, U.S. Forest Service
    • John Robison, Public Lands Director, Idaho Conservation League
    • Emmit Taylor, Fisheries Watershed Deputy Director, Nez Perce Tribe
    • Caroline Nash, Principal, CK Blueshift, LLC
  • 3 p.m. Intergovernmental Cooperation in Water Resource Management – Panel Discussion moderated by Katherine Himes, Director of McClure Center, University of Idaho
    Confirmed Panelists:
    • Caj Matheson, Natural Resources Director, Coeur d’Alene Tribes
    • Duane Mecham, Senior Attorney, US Dept. of the Interior
    • Barbara Cosens, Distinguished Professor Emerita, University of Idaho
    • Neil Crescenti, Agriculture Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy
  • 4 p.m. Break
  • 4:15 p.m. Agricultural Sustainability and Water – Panel Discussion moderated by Jodi Johnson-Maynard, Professor, University of Idaho
    Confirmed Panelists:
    • Richard Allen, Professor, University of Idaho
    • Jesse Trushenski, Chief Science Officer, Riverence
    • David Bjorneberg, Research Leader, USDA-ARS
  • 5:15 p.m. Closing discussion – moderated by Tim Link, Professor, University of Idaho
  • 5:45 p.m. Wine and cheese networking hour

Optional Pre-Meeting Tour – Monday, April 18, 2022 at 5 p.m. at Idaho Water Center

The U of  I Center for Ecohydraulics Research invites attendees for a tour of its facilities in the Idaho Water Center (322 E. Front St., Boise – meeting in Suite 340). The Center is dedicated to studying links between physical processes and aquatic ecosystems, and houses state-of-the art research facilities including large-scale sediment flume and Aquatic Imaging Flume.

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-5663

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-2258

Email: ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 209
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Email: ott@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT