2013-2014 Executive Board:
Idaho State Section Members
Thank you to our supporters:
Givens Pursley LLP
West Water LLC
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IDAWRA is a partner in BREN, the Boise River Enhancement Network
IDAWRA Brownbag: "Unmanned aerial systems application to environmental assessments"
Thursday, May 1 , 11:30 -1 pm (talk will start at 11:45)
Lunch available in the Washington Group cafeteria.
IDAWRA thanks the Corps of Engineers for providing the venue.
Speaker: Matt Hayes and David James, Hayes & James, LLC
Unmanned aerial systems, sometimes referred to as drones, are becoming more accessible for use within the United States. As the FAA works on appropriate regulatory controls, environmental scientists and engineers are anticipating many applications in one of the biggest "game changers" since GIS. One type of system is the Hayes the "Ebee" unmanned aerial system made by a company called Sensefly. This innovative technology generates high-resolution, aerial imagery and terrain models. Hayes & James will present examples of its application and discuss the data processing and management tools that are part of the system.
Renew or join now for April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015:
Annual individual Section membership fee: $20
Annual student Section membership fee: $ 5
Annual corporate/institution groups Section membership fee (Memberships for up
to 5 members of group are included. Groups are named on ID-AWRA webpages
and programs and have the opportunity to display information at meetings) :
Additional corporate/institutional group member: $ 15
Who is the AWRA?
The AWRA is dedicated to the advancement of water resources management, research, and education. Members represent a community of water professionals with diverse backgrounds, but they share engagement in solving some of the toughest water resources challenges.
Activities include evening networking dinners with presentations on water-resources topics, field trips, and networking luncheons.
Membership in national AWRA is not required to join ID AWRA.
Join (or renew) now for membership through March 31, 2014.
ID AWRA provides a common forum in which professionals in water resources can exchange ideas pertaining to all aspects of water resources research and management by:
- promoting research and technological, social, economic, and legislative advances;
- collecting and disseminating information, knowledge, and data;
- relating the needs of management, educational institutions, and governmental agencies for specialized services and guidance to qualified professionals and consultants;
- opening up and maintaining lines of communication between members of this Section and the public;
- promoting the rational and objective protection, development, utilization, and management of water resources;
- cooperating with others concerned with water resources; and
- promoting the multidisciplinary objectives of the AWRA.
Click here to join ID AWRA or to renew your membership.
Idaho State Section By-Laws
ID AWRA 2009-2010 Annual Report
ID AWRA 2010-2011 Annual Report
ID AWRA 2011-2012 Annual Report
ID AWRA 2012-2013 Annual Report
IDAWRA Annual Dinner Meeting:Reducing Post-Fire Watershed Flood Risk - Paths to Community Success"
Thursday, April 17,2014
T.J. Clifford, BLM, Burned Area Emergency Response Team Lead for Elk-Pony Wildfire Complexes
Angenie McCleary, Blaine County Commissioner
Ellen Berggren, US Army Corps of Engineers, Idaho Silver Jackets Coordinator
Michael Lewis, USGS, Director of Idaho Water Science Center
Mark Stephensen, Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security, State Hazard Mitigation Officer
IDAWRA Brownbag: Big Wood River Post-Fire Flood Damage Risk Impact Assessment from the 2013 Beaver Creek Fire near Hailey
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Speaker: Darrell Eidson, P.E., D.WRE, Hydraulic Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla
IDAWRA Brownbag:Nutrient Trends in Streams and Rivers of the United States
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Speaker: Lori A. Sprague, Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
IDAWRA Brownbag:Debris-Flow Hazard Assessment of the Area Burned by the 2013 Beaver Creek Fire near Hailey
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Speaker: Kenneth Skinner, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey