Carson River Watershed Forum set Thursday

Water and conservation-related issues are set for discussion Thursday at a forum in Carson City.

The Carson River Coalition and the Carson Water Subconservancy District are holding their 2014 Carson River Watershed Forum in Ruvo Hall at the Governor’s Mansion, 606 Mountain St., from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Registration is set to start at 8:15 a.m. for people who don’t pre-register.

Topics will include water quality, water supply, environmental education, habitat, invasive species, flood plain protection and the like.

The keynote guest speaker is Stephanie Tutera-Gardner, who will discuss the Harvest Hub cooperative grocery and deli planned for Carson City at the corner of Curry and Washington streets.

Sponsors encouraged river user groups, resource professionals, federal, state and local government agency staff people dealing with pertinent issues, and the general public to consider attending the forum.

A registration form and the forum program may be accessed via the subconservancy calendar, which is at, Interested people may also make contact with the district by telephoning 775-887-7450 or by emailing Another contact point is via 775-887-9005 or by emailing

Cost for the day’s event is $10 and lunch is available for those who pre-register.


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