How Snow serves our Watersheds

How does snow serve our Watersheds? Everything in nature serves a purpose, so what is the purpose of snow? How does it help our native plants?  Snow helps regulate the temperature of the Earth’s surface. As it melts, it plays a significant role in our water system by filling rivers and reservoirs in many regions. …

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Drought Discussion during Water: Establishing Resilience Conference

Missouri State University and the Tri-State Water Resource Coalition hosted the Water: Establishing Resilience conference at Darr Agricultural Center on Tuesday, November 1st. Roddy Rogers, Executive Director of Southwest Missouri Water (SWMO), hosted the event. To open, Roddy established the importance of attendees’ efforts, mentioning how a single “water job” generates 3.98 other jobs. He …

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