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Monday
23
APR

The Bear River: Thinking Below the Surface

18:00
19:30
Great Salt Lake Institute
Event organized by Great Salt Lake Institute

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Panel Discussion. Free and open to the public

Topics:
What is the Bear River Diversion?
How will Utah supply the future water demands?
How would a diversion affect surrounding ecosystems and wildlife?
What are the environmental impacts of the diversion?
Who is impacted by this project?

Panelists:
Marisa Egbert - Bear River Development Project Manager, Utah Division of Water Resources
Zach Frankel - Executive Director of Utah Rivers Council
Jeff Richards - Vice President of Rocky Mountain Power
Stephen Handy - Representative from Utah's 16th district
Bonnie Baxter - GSLI Director and Professor of Biology at Westminster College

Moderated by Rod Decker

Time for Q&A will be provided at the end of the panel discussion. Snacks and refreshments will be supplied thanks to ASW (Associated Students of Westminster)!