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Colorado River Science: Moab -- Jonathan Thompson


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Jonathan Thompson
Journalist and author Jonathan Thompson

Author and High Country News journalist Jonathan Thompson will present as part of the River Science: Moab speaker series on Friday, April 26 at 7 pm at Star Hall in Moab, Utah

How politics, science and power in the rural west impact rivers & people who depend on them

Thompson is a native Westerner with deep roots in southwestern Colorado. He owned and edited the Silverton Standard & the Miner newspaper in the tiny town of Silverton, Colo., and was the editor-in-chief of High Country News from 2007 to 2010. He was a Ted Scripps fellow in environmental journalism at the University of Colorado in Boulder. In 2016, Jonathan was awarded the Society of Environmental Journalist's Outstanding Beat Reporting. He recently published the book River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics, and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster, and hosts a blog on relevant topics on water in the West.

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USU Moab