Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Mr. Steve Harris
Email steve.harris39@gmail.com
Phone 505/751-1269
Address 18 Camino del Rio Bravo
Box 3-C
Pilar, NM  87531
Biographical Info Steve Harris has over two decades of experience as a wilderness guide. He is founder and president of Far-Flung Adventures and executive director of Rio Grande Restoration.
Program Title A RIVER THIRSTING FOR ITSELF: An Environmental History of the Rio Grande
Program Description Beginning with the transformation of ancient watersheds into the present-day river, this one-hour talk traces the history of settlement, agriculture and water development in New Mexico, Colorado and the borderlands. It includes the rise of such institutions as land grants, state water codes, the Rio Grande Compact and international treaties, and includes underlying and present environmental conditions.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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