The annual Upper Gila Watershed Forum on January 11, 2019, in Thatcher, Arizona will feature daylong discussion, presentations, and activities focused on "Adapting to a Hotter and Drier Future."
Brown Bag Seminar - How Beer Can Save Rivers
Chase Saraiva, Head Brewer, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Water, such a vital component to our lives and the environment around us, is also the main ingredient in beer. As we dive into what it takes to make beer and the role water has in this fermented beverage we’ll also investigate some creative ways we are able to conserve water inside the brewery and out. From involvement with local farmers, a maltster, and a charitable environmental organization to working with recycled wastewater, all it takes is an idea, a conversation, and little creativity to make an impact.
Chase Saraiva graduated from Westminster College with a B.S. in Molecular Biology and has been brewing professionally for 5 years. Chase is currently the Head Brewer of Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company in Gilbert where he oversees the production of a variety of specialty ales and lagers. Chase and the Arizona Wilderness Brewing team regularly forage for ingredients throughout Arizona and work with local farmers to display the diverse landscape of the state and highlight Arizona's agricultural community.
Upper Gila Watershed Forum
WRRC Conference 2019 - Arizona Runs On Water: Scarcity, Challenges, and Community-based Solutions
How do Arizona communities ensure that they have sufficient water to meet their future needs? This is the critical question being addressed at the upcoming UA Water Resources Research Center annual conference