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“What do you call a stream with no water? A wash? A gulch? An arroyo? Whatever name you prefer, get ready to use it more often,” warns NatureNet fellow Dan Auerbach

When the River Runs Dry

July 6, 2015

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“What do you call a stream with no water? A wash? A gulch? An arroyo? Whatever name you prefer, get ready to use it more often,” warns NatureNet fellow Dan Auerbach.

As the West and Southwest face longer, drier summers, now is the time to anticipate and adapt to changing water availability in western streams, he argues. Auerbach’s op-ed is featured on The Nature Conservancy’s Cool Green Science blog.

Auerbach’s postdoctoral research on river management and watershed investment funds is cosponsored by TNC and Cornell, through the NatureNet Science Fellows program. Auerbach was part of the inaugural group of NatureNet fellows in 2013.

Read more on TNC’s science blog.