Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

February 5-6, 2014, Reno, Nevada; Participant, Land Trust Alliance Fourth Symposium on Advanced Legal Topics.

November 14, 2013, Napa, California; Presenter, “Balancing Environmental and Human Water Use Needs” at the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts’ Annual Conference.

November 7, 2013: Reno, Nevada; Presenter, “Water Transactions for Conservation Purposes” at Nevada Water Resources Association 2013 River Symposium.

September 17, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana; Panelist: “Water Rights in Western Conservation Easements” seminar at the Land Trust Alliance’s 2012 Land Trust Rally.

June 4, 2013, Denver, Colorado; Participant, Land Trust Alliance Forum on Land Trusts and Water.

April 11, 2013, Sacramento, California; Convenor, California Instream Water Transfers Briefing #3.

March 19, 2013, Sacramento, California; Presentation: “The Federal Tax Deductibility of Gifts of Water Rights” at California Council of Land Trusts 2013 Annual Conference.

March 12, 2013, Denver, Colorado; Presentation: “The Federal Tax Deductibility of Gifts of Appropriative Water Rights” at the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts’ Conservation Excellence 2013.

March 1, 2013, Eugene, Oregon; Presentation: “The Federal Tax Deductibility of Gifts of Water Rights” at Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2013.

November 17, 2012, San Diego, California: Presentation: “Voluntary Instream Water Transfers” at California Association of Resource Conservation Districts‘ 2012 Annual Conference.

October 1, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah: Presentation: “The Federal Tax Deductibility of Charitable Contributions of Water Rights” at Land Trust Alliance’s Rally 2012: Salt Lake City.

September 25, 2012, Novato, California: Presentation: “History of Water in California” at Environmental Forum of Marin Master Class on Water and Watersheds.

September 19, 2012, Sacramento, California; Convenor, California Instream Water Transfers Briefing #2.

September 13, 2012, Ventura, California: Presentation: “Charitable Water Right Transfers: Protecting Water Rights on Conservation Properties” at Ventura County Task Force of the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project.

June 7, 2012, Seattle, Washington: Presentation: “Tax Deductibility of Charitable Contributions of Appropriative Water Rights” at Western States Water Council’s Legal Committee Meeting.

April to May 2012, Regional Revenue Ruling Briefings: Washington, DC; Helena, MT; Missoula, MT; Reno, NV; Santa Fe, NM; Denver, CO; Sacramento, CA; Portland, OR; Olympia, WA.

March 20, 2012, Sacramento, California: Presentation: “Protecting Water Rights on Conservation Properties” at California Council of Land Trusts.

January 21, 2012, UC Berkeley Law: Presentation: “Water Law 101” at California Water Law Symposium

January 20, 2012, Sacramento, California; Convenor, Regional Donative Instream Water Transfers Meeting.

January 19, 2012, Sacramento, California; Convenor, California Instream Water Transfers Briefing #1.

December 13, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada: Presentation: “Federal Tax Deductions for Water Rights Donated to Instream Conservation Purposes” at Western Governors’ Association & Western States Water Council’s Innovative Water Transfers Workshop

June 29, 2011, Denver, Colorado: Participant at Alliance for Water Efficiency‘s Water Efficiency for Instream Flow: Making the Link in Practice An Interactive Workshop

June 27, 2011, Sacramento, California: Presentation: “Tax Deductibility of Water Right Donations” at California Council of Land Trusts‘ Conservation Law Forum

March 25, 2011, Sacramento, California: Presentation: “Water Rights Transfers – Creative Solutions” at Water Education Foundation’s 28th Annual Executive Briefing

March 18, 2011, Sacramento, California; California Instream Water Transfers Meeting (Scoping).

March 1, 2011, Seattle, Washington: Presentation: “Donative Transfers” at Columbia Basin Water Transactions Program’s Spring Qualified Local Entities Meeting

October 8, 2010, Sacramento, California; Permanent Donative Instream Water Transfers Meeting.