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Saturday, September 23 • 4:25pm - 5:25pm
Don't Forget About Water

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Drought conditions are mostly behind us, so the Legislature has moved on to more pressing matters — but our long-term natural resources problem remains

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Moderators
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Kiah Collier (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Collier reports on energy and environmental policy for the Tribune. Previously, she reported on government and politics for the Austin American-Statesman and the Houston Chronicle. Collier began her career in West Texas reporting for Reuters America Service and the San Angelo Sta... Read More →

Speakers
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Bech Bruun

Chairman of the Texas Water Development Board
Bruun has served on the Texas Water Development board since 2013 and was named chairman in 2015 by Gov. Greg Abbott. He also serves as the board’s designated appointee to the Texas Environmental Flows Advisory Group and the Western States Water Council. Additionally, Bruun serves... Read More →
avatar for Laura Huffman

Laura Huffman

Texas State Director of the Nature Conservancy
At the Nature Conservancy, Huffman establishes conservation strategy, provides policy leadership and leads a statewide team of scientists and conservation experts to protect Texas’ natural resources and landscapes. Huffman has also worked with legislators on water conservation le... Read More →
avatar for Jason Isaac

Jason Isaac

State Representative
Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, has represented House District 45 since 2011. He sits on the House Energy Resources and Urban Affairs committees. Isaac has been active in water regulation legislation, sponsoring Senate Bill 1198 in the 85th Legislative Session, which converted the Hay... Read More →
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Andrew Sansom

Executive Director of the The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Sansom is executive director of the Meadows Center at Texas State University. He oversees university policy and research related to freshwater resources and administers the Center’s freshwater environmental education program. Sansom is the founder of the Texas Parks and Wildlife... Read More →


Saturday September 23, 2017 4:25pm - 5:25pm
AT&T Center, Classroom 203 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705