Water in the Gallatin Valley

Dates: November 1, 2021

Meets: Mon. from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Museum of the Rockies

OLLI Member: $0.00

Enrollment requires a 2021 - 2022 OLLI at MSU Membership or 2021 - 2022 OLLI at MSU Membership

In 2013, the City of Bozeman adopted the Integrated Water Resources Plan to outline a 50-year plan to supply water to the community. There is a finite supply of water. Bozeman is located in a closed basin with respect to water rights, and existing water supplies are susceptible to the impacts of drought and climate change. This program will highlight the challenges and strategies of providing a reliable water supply to Bozeman.

Fee:   $0.00


Museum of the Rockies

600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717

Jessica Ahlstrom

Jessica Ahlstrom is the Water Conservation Program Manager for the City of Bozeman. Her work focuses on community outreach, drought management and long term planning in order to ensure that Bozeman has a reliable water supply for the future. She graduated from Montana State University with a B.S. in Land Rehabilitation. She went on to work at the University of Arizona's Water Resources Research Center and earned a Graduate Certificate in Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making, where she studied social and institutional barriers to data driven decision-making focusing on stakeholder involvement in environmental policy decisions.


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