News Articles on Water Stewardship
This year’s Western Places/Western Spaces conference will address the transformative land use legal and policy developments in the Rocky Mountain West that have influenced the shape of our communities today. We will also explore the trends and innovations—like demographic shifts, climate change, and economic forces—that are likely to affect the future of the West.
As natural resources become more constrained, our economic system is rewarding investment in cleaner air, improved water quality, restored wetlands, and enhanced wildlife habitat. A combination of government regulation and private entrepreneurial spirit is leading to the creation of new markets that capitalize on and protect nature’s services.
Dan Barber is a chef and a scholar – relentlessly pursuing the stories and reasons behind the foods we grow and eat. With impeccable research and deadpan humor, he chronicles his pursuit of a sustainable fish he could love, and the foodie’s honeymoon he’s enjoyed since discovering an outrageously delicious fish raised using a revolutionary farming method in Spain.