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The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative, on Feb. 8, 2018.
The Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative was established to facilitate strategic conservation opportunities and restore water quality and wildlife habitat throughout the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. The Initiative brings together state and federal agencies, industry, and conservation organizations to craft pragmatic and collaborative solutions to conservation challenges at a broad-scale across the Permian Basin.
The webinar is part of a series for the Western Governors’ Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative. The webinar was moderated by Chris West, Director, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Panelists included: Myles Culhane, Assistant General Counsel, Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Ross Melinchuk, Deputy Executive Director – Natural Resources, Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife; Nick Owens, Senior HSE Representative, Anadarko Petroleum and Debbie Hughes, Executive Director, New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts.