Ripple Effect 29: Placemaking

Dave Skuodas from the Mile High Flood District discusses the unique way his agency tackles urban stream challenges and mitigates flooding impacts. As a “placemaker” the District’s multi-disciplinary approach protects people and property while turning urban stream environments into inviting spaces to gather and engage with nature and the community. Really cool projects and a…

Ripple Effect 28: Betting on a Sure Thing?

Brian Jackson of the Environmental Defense Fund walks us through Colorado’s Constitutional Amendment DD and how taxing sports betting has become a new revenue source for water projects. Who knew the pandemic would make table tennis the highest grossing sport for betting – weird and strange times.

Ripple Effect 27: Change for the Better

Fantastic and timely discussion with Dr. Danya Rumore, Director of the Wallace Stegner Center’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program. Dr. Rumore discusses the need for collaborative efforts to resolve complicated problems and how to move toward a shared vision for the future.  

Ripple Effect 26: Easing the Way Ahead

Crystal Simons of the American Conservation Experience discusses the importance and function of conservation easements as a means of private land conservation and potential applications to the water field.

Jake Taylor to Present Criminal Law Online CLE “Prosecuting and Defending Securities Fraud Cases in Utah” on 10.14.2020

Jake Taylor to present Criminal Law Section of the Utah State Bar Intermediate Course “Prosecuting and Defending Securities Fraud Cases in Utah” on October 14, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Login instructions for the online/Zoom Meeting Platform will be emailed to the email associated with your Attorney Practice Portal at the Utah State…

Ripple Effect 21: River City

Soren Simonsen Executive Director of the Jordan River Commission discusses the importance of vibrant urban water ways and the Commission’s efforts to revitalize the Jordan River corridor.