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‘State of the River’ meeting is tonight

Daily staff report

The annual “State of the River” community meeting will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. The meeting organize by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, the Colorado River District and the Eagle River Watershed Council, combines multiple speakers and topics into an evening program.

It is free and open to the public. A light dinner is provided from 5:30 to 6 p.m. before the presentations begin.

The agenda includes:

• An update on this season’s snowpack, streamflow, and climate by Wendy Ryan of the Colorado Climate Center.

• Lessons from the 2012 drought and planning for the future, by Linn Brooks of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District.

• “Landscaping with a Penny Wise and Pound Foolish Plan: A major contributing factor in watershed problems,” presented by Glen Ellison, Land Designs by Ellison.

For more information, go to http://www.erwsd.org.

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