SAVE THE DATE: ‘Stewards of the Future’ to focus on water

“Stewards of the Future: Water for a Growing World,” a conference hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will provide international, national and state level perspectives on issues of water quantity and quality. Participants will explore how North Carolina and its global partners can provide leadership toward the goal of ensuring water resiliency for North Carolina and a growing world.

The conference will take place Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, N.C.

Brian Richter, director of global freshwater strategies for The Nature Conservancy, will deliver a keynote address, “Chasing Water in a Rapidly Changing World.” Dr. Ken Reckhow, professor emeritus of water resources at Duke University, will give a talk, “North Carolina Water Issues.”

The event also will feature CALS faculty and partner presentations, a panel discussion on the Neuse River Basin, a farmer’s perspective on water, an innovation fair and stakeholder work sessions.

Stay tuned to the Stewards of the Future website for more details, including the registration launch this summer.

Join the conversation online: #NCStateStewards

– S. Stanard