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Whether you're a researcher, a professional, or a resident curious about water issues in our area, bring your questions to the local pros. All of the professionals listed here are willing and eager to lend their expertise in service to water.

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Dr. Jared Beeton

Chair and Associate Professor of Environment & Sustainability

Area of Expertise: Environmental geography & climate change
Phone: 970-247-6774
Email: jbeeton@fortlewis.edu

Dr. Beeton is an environmental geographer, whose research covers an array of fields. He studies how climate change, humans, and intrinsic controls affect mountain river systems. He also researches guitar tone woods and how they relate to deforestation and climate change. Dr. Beeten rounds out his studies with soils and paleoenvirontmental analysis.

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Water in the Southwest is a critical issue to all who make this beautiful place home. Whether you're a community member or student, your engagement in these important questions is vital to our future. 

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Kaitlin Mattos, Ph.D.
FCWC Interim Director & Assistant Professor of Environment & Sustainability

Center of Southwest Studies, Room 265

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