On March 27, 2018, the Pima NRCD will host an educational presentation by Dr. Mary Nichols, who has done studies on the historical and current erosion and gullying in the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge.
Mary H. Nichols is a Research Hydraulic Engineer with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Tucson, AZ (since 1991). She has a Ph. D. in Engineering from New Mexico State University. Her research interests include rangeland soil and water conservation practices and their legacy effects on landscapes, the use of high resolution photography in natural resource management, and dryland fluvial geomorphology and landscape evolution.
Current projects include watershed restoration using low-tech rock check dams, quantifying rangeland watershed sediment yields, documenting and interpreting gullies and channel evolution in semiarid watersheds, and the use of ground based lidar for quantifying surface soil erosion processes.
Click below to download Powerpoint slides of the presentation made by members of the Pima NRCD Board of Supervisors to Attorney General Tom Horne on October 29, 2015, about the then-proposed critical habitat for the jaguar.
Save the Date! Pima NRCD is holding a luncheon to present the AACD 2016 Lifetime Conservation Heritage award to Stu Bengson Please save the date of Tuesday November 29, 2016 on your calendar. Pima NRCD will meet at noon at a Tucson location (to be announced). Stuart is best known for pioneering the…
Winkelman NRCD Clean Water Plan Meeting, October 25, 2016 at 10 am by wnrcdclerk Notice is hereby given to the members of the Winkelman NRCD and to the general public that the Board of Supervisors will host a Clean Water Plan meeting open to the public onOctober 25, 10. Date: October 25, 2016 Time: 10 am…
At the request of U.S. Congressman Steven Pearce (R-NM), the Department of Interior’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) investigated numerous allegations of misconduct and mismanagement by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) staff overseeing the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program … Continue reading →