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Dry Horizons March 2018

March 22, 2018

Could a cap and trade system lead to water conservation in the San Francisco area? See the feature story in the March issue of Dry Horizons to learn more about how Stanford researchers developed a plan for 26 communities in the Bay area. This issue also showcases a new report on water management in western states and a case study on incorporating ecological drought into drought planning.

February 2018 Drought and Impact Summary: Drought expands, persists in Southwest and southern Plains

March 11, 2018

Parts of western Oklahoma, southwestern Kansas, the Texas Panhandle, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah were in extreme drought at the end of February. Conditions improved in the Midwest, Ozarks, mid-South, northern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle.

Texas state climatologist to discuss drought in southern Plains

March 7, 2018

Responding to the severity of drought conditions across the southern High Plains, drought and climate experts are organizing a series of webinars on conditions, impacts and outlooks. The first will be March 16, 11-noon central time, featuring John Neilsen-Gammon, Texas state climatologist. He will focus on drought in Kansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, and will take questions at the end. The webinar is free but registration is necessary. 

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