Friends of NWRA




REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Carson River Healthy Watershed Marketing and Outreach Campaign

Carson Water Subconservancy District (CWSD) is seeking a vendor to provide professional design and marketing services to work with CWSD; our grantor, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP); and our Carson River Coalition Environmental Education (CRC -EE) stakeholders to develop and kick-off a Carson River Healthy Watershed Marketing/Outreach Campaign.

The vendor must be able to create and communicate informative, engaging, and compelling print, radio, television, social media/online advertisements, brochures, educational materials, public service announcements, and other campaign materials. CWSD intends to award this contract to the vendor whose proposal and qualifications best meet the skills and financial parameters sought by CWSD and our CRC partners for the project.

Click to view full RFP and please share with qualified marketing vendors!

River-Friendly Landscaping

Homeowners!  Snow is finally melting. You may be noticing more erosion off your yard than typical. We can help! RFL is a free and voluntary program! Reduce erosion while helping to protect our environment. Our rebate program can help with the cost of labor and materials. Contact Eben forRiver-Friendly Landscaping HERE.

WE&RF Accepting Nominations for 2017 Paul L. Busch Award (Due June 1)

Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Paul L. Busch Award, which recognizes an individual’s innovative research in the field of water quality and the water environment, with a special focus on those who show promise and make significant contributions in bridging research and its practical application.  Nominations are due by June 1, 2017.  Application guidelines and forms are available HERE.


The Spring 2017 issue of Nevada Water News, the quarterly newsletter for the Nevada Water Resources Research Institute (NWRRI), is now available on the NWRRI website. Inside you will find articles on the water resources research being conducted in Nevada, as well as the principal investigators and students conducting the research.

Please feel free to distribute this newsletter as widely as you see fit. If you have any questions about the NWRRI program, please contact Amy Russell ( For questions about adding contacts to the newsletter distribution list, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your interest!

Winter Watershed Connection Newsletter

Download the Winter Watershed Connection Newsletter HERE.


319 (h) Request for Proposals, Safe Route to Schools Volunteers Needed, Markleeville Creek Day, Nevada Floodplain Risk Management Workshop
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Grace Under Pressure

"The quality of a leader’s character is only truly apparent when required to make the right decision under pressure."  Read about how Turquoise Ridge miners rescued their colleagues after a rock failure.  Please use this link to access the article.



Colorado River Commission of Nevada (CRC)
The CRC is an executive agency of the State of Nevada responsible for acquiring and managing Nevada's share of water and hydropower resources from the Colorado River.

Schroeder Law Offices is uniquely qualified to address the water rights as well as land use for both domestic and agricultural users and water management organizations. Contact Information:  (775) 786-8800

Friends of NWRA Advertising Page

The cost for the ad will be $250 per year.  The ad price includes one monthly update to your ad space, if you have information in the ad you would like to change or update. Your ad will include a heading with your business logo or name (linked to website designated by you), company information and 2 lines of additional text, approximately 630 by 90 pixels in size.

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