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Water is Life: Irrigation in Alabama

November 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Date:
November 2, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Zoom Video Conference

Agriculture is an important part of our economy and life in Alabama.  Irrigation has not historically been needed by Alabama farmers to thrive, but with climate change and technological advances, irrigation is increasing.  Join us as we talk with the Eve Brantley (Auburn University), Ashley Henderson (Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee) and Lee Ellenburg (University of Alabama in Huntsville) to discuss the Alabama Irrigation Initiative and efforts to ensure that new irrigation projects in Alabama incorporate sound watershed planning and conservation practices while supporting the needs of farmers both large and small.

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ABOUT THE WATER IS LIFE SERIES

Join us the first Tuesday of each month  from noon – 1 pm for this virtual get-together … with a purpose! We will be highlighting the role that water plays in our lives throughout Alabama and we will share how you can participate in the efforts to protect water. You’ll hear from our partners across the state, and leading experts in water protection. We’ll even have a few river history lessons thrown in! Click here to watch any past Water is Life Zoom Talk.