News Articles on Water Stewardship
We consider stewarding water from a sustainable source, to an appropriate use, to low impact treatment and reuse as an imperative cycle. We see the natural water resources on our land as a complete system. We identify the multiple uses, complementary uses, and natural tools available to purify water. Our practices return water to the aquifer, stream, or watershed from which it was harvested cleaner than when it was borrowed.
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.
In this talk, Michael describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun. We found his talk compelling and see many shared goals with Bio-Logical Capital’s mission and vision.
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.