Journalist Cynthia Barnett Headlines Summit

Cynthia Barnett/Courtesy photo


The Xeriscape Council of New Mexico presents the annual Land & Water Summit for 2014: Drought as an Opportunity for Change. The Land & Water Summit is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 20-21 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel (2910 Yale Blvd. SE.)

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The keynote speaker at the Summit is award winning journalist Cynthia Barnett. Barnett is a long-time journalist who has reported on freshwater issues from the Suwannee River to Singapore.

Author of the books Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S. and Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis , she is now working on a human and natural history of rain. To read more about Barnett, visit