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2nd Annual Online Great Basin Water Justice Summit Nov. 2 – 3

November 2, 2023 from 9:30 am - November 3, 2023 from 4:30 pm


water pouring out of pipeJoin Friends of the Inyo, Owens Valley Indian Water Commission, Great Basin Water Network, and Eastern Sierra Land Trust, for the 2nd Annual Online Great Basin Water Justice Summit, this November 2nd and 3rd.

While the in-person summmit is by invitation only for local tribal and water activists, environmentalists, and community leaders, we are pleased to once again offer the opportunity for the general public to tune in virtually for FREE.

Attend one or both days as you are able. If you are unable to connect in real time, recordings of the presentations will be made available to the public via Friends of the Inyo’s YouTube Channel the following week.

Register for either or both days using the Website link at the very bottom of this post, or simply click here: bit.ly/m/GBWJS2023.

Questions? Please reach out to allison@friendsoftheinyo.org.

Summit Schedule – Click on the flier thumbnail to expand view and download:

  • Day 1 (Thursday, November 2)
    9:30 AM Zoom Room Opens
    9:45 Introduction
    10:00 AM “Progress: Accomplishments in 2023” with Owens Valley Indian Water Commission, Friends of the Inyo, and
    Eastern Sierra Land Trust
    11:00 AM Break
    11:30 AM “Current and Emerging Nevada Threats” with Great Basin Water Network and the Amargosa Conservancy
    12:30 PM Lunch Break
    1:30-4:00 PM “Mining 101 Workshop” with Earthworks and Great Basin Resource Watch
  • Day 2 (Friday, November 3)
    10 AM  Tribal Leaders Roundtable Discussion
    11 AM Break
    11:30 AM “Energy Transitions and Water Justice” with University Students Sophia Borgias and Meg Mills-Novoa
    12:30 PM Lunch Break
    1:30 PM “The One-Sided Water Agreement” with Sally Manning, Big Pine Paiute Tribe Environmental Director
    2:30-3 PM “Achieving Water Justice in California: A Vision for an Equitable and Resilient Future” with Aaryaman “Sunny” Singhal
    3:30-4:30 “Making Mitigation Matter”  with Lynn Boulton of the Sierra Club Range of Light Group


November 2, 2023 from 9:30 am
November 3, 2023 from 4:30 pm
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