Missouri River Basin Tribes Workshop on Extreme Events and Drought Resiliency

17 September 2014 to 18 September 2014
Rapid City, South Dakota

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Opportunities to identify, share, and deploy:

  • Lessons from previous and current activities to manage water and prepare for extreme events and drought impacts on Tribal Lands
  • Partnerships to facilitate drought early warning and responses to extreme events
  • Resources and points of contact for emergency managers and planners


The Journey Museum and Learning Center
222 New York Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Holiday Inn Rapid City – Rushmore Plaza Hotel
505 North Fifth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701



SIDE MEETING - InterTribal Buffalo Council (ITBC) in the Missouri Basin Region: Drough Resiliency and Preparedness Meeting
Tuesday, September 16th: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
The Journey Museum Library Room
Workshop objectives:
  • Create a better understanding of drought impacts, risks, and responses.
  • Develop "hands on" skills and tools to better predict drought conditions and plan for its effects.
  • Assess and share knowledge both techincal and tradional knowledge.  Lessons from presvious and current activities to manage water and prepare for extremes.

Registration is not required to attend but if possible please RSVP to Lisa Colombe (lisa@itbcbison.com)



Federal attendees:  Please note, UCAR cannot provide meals for Federal employees.  This regulation comes from OMB and OMB circulars and Federal agency regulations.  It is NOT a UCAR regulation but must be followed due to funding terms and conditions.  Therefore, it is requested that Federal employees contribute $12.00 toward each provided meal you attend.  Lunch will be provided both days, so if you are attending both lunches, please enter $24 in the amount due field.  The amount is calculated by using the specific meal portion of M&IE for Rapid City, SD. 

For your convenience, it is now possible to pay this cost with a credit card on a secure website.  UCAR only accepts Visa and MasterCard. 

To make your payment:

1. Proceed to https://www.fin.ucar.edu/epayment/startEpayments.do

2. Under "Payment Select", click on "Other Items" and then from the drop-down menu, choose "Missouri River Basin Tribes Workshop on Extreme Events and Drought Resiliency - Rapid City, SD - September 2014 - Reg. Fee", and then click on the “Next” button. 

3. On the following screen, enter the amount due (note, lunches will be provided on both days) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Start Process" button.
You will receive an e-mail confirming your payment.

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR" and mail to my attention:  Tara Torres, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307.


For questions pertaining to meeting content, you may contact Bethany Perry: bethany.perry@noaa.gov or 816-268-3133.

For questions pertaining to logistics, you may contact Tara Torres: tara@ucar.edu or 303-497-8694.