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Partners & Contacts

This project arose from comments and feedback from citizens, educators and resource managers concerning the need for better, easier access to Bear River information. During the life of the project, we ask for your comments, feedback and ideas on how we can best serve the citizens of Bear River.

The site is now funded by the Bear River Water Quality Committee of the Bear River Commission.

Contact Us

For information about how to become involved or to provide feedback, please contact any of the following individuals or use the e-mail form.


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Nancy Mesner

Extension Water Quality Specialist
Department of Watershed Sciences
Utah State University
College of Natural Resources
5210 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 797-7541
nancy.mesner@usu.edu

Ellen Bailey

Program Coordinator
Water Quality Extension
Utah State University
5210 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84321
ellen.bailey@usu.edu

Jeff Horsburgh

Research Assistant Professor
Utah Water Research Laboratory
Utah State University
8200 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 797-2946
jeff.horsburgh@usu.edu

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Don Barnett

Engineer-Manager
Bear River Commission
106 West 500 South Ste. 101
Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 292-4662
dbarnett@barnettwater.com

David Waterstreet

Watershed Protection Program Manager
Wyoming Department of
Environmental Quality
307-777-6709
david.waterstreet@wyo.gov

Lynn Van Every

WQ Regional Manager
Department of Environmental Quality
444 Hospital Way #300
Pocatello, Idaho 83201
(208) 236-6160
lynn.vanevery@deq.idaho.gov

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Mike Allred

Utah Division of Water Quality
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 144870
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4870
(801) 538-6316
mdallred@utah.gov

Mitch Poulsen

Director
Bear Lake Regional Commission
(435) 946-2198
m.poulsen@cut.net


This website was originally developed under a USEPA Targeted Watersheds Grant to the Bear River Commission and Utah State University. The original contacts from the grant are listed below.

USEPA

Gary Kleeman

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
999 18th Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 312-6246
kleeman.gary@epa.gov

Major funding for the Targeted Watersheds program comes from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. For more information about the Targeted Watersheds Program please contact Gary Kleeman.

Utah State University

Jeff Horsburgh

Utah Water Research Laboratory
Utah State University
8200 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-8200
(435) 797-2946
jeff.horsburgh@usu.edu

David Stevens

Utah Water Research Laboratory
Utah State University
8200 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-8200
(435) 797-3669
david.stevens@usu.edu

Terry Glover

Utah State University
College of Business – Department of Economics
3530 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3530
(435) 797-2297
tglover@econ.usu.edu

Arthur Caplan

Utah State University
College of Business – Department of Economics
3530 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-8200
(435) 797-2701
acaplan@econ.usu.edu

WIS

The Bear River Watershed Information system is being maintained at Water Quality Extension at Utah State University. For information regarding the Watershed Information System please contact Hope Braithwaite or Nancy Mesner.


Water Quality Modeling

A dynamic water quality model is has been developed to support the water quality trading program by scientists at the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University. For more information about the water quality modeling effort please contact Jeff Horsburgh or David Stevens.


Water Quality Trading Program Development

The water quality trading program has been investigated in the Department of Economics at Utah State University in cooperation with the Divisions of Water Quality from Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. For more information about the water quality trading program please contact Terry Glover or Arthur Caplan.

Education and Outreach

Nancy Mesner

Extension Water Quality Specialist
Department of Watershed Sciences
Utah State University
College of Natural Resources
5210 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 797-7541
nancy.mesner@usu.edu

The education and outreach components of the Targeted Watersheds Grant are being developed in the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University. For more information please contact Nancy Mesner.

Bear River Commission

Don Barnett

Engineer-Manager
Bear River Commission
106 West 500 South Ste. 101
Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 292-4662
dbarnett@barnettwater.com

Project Management
Project oversight and management are being provided by the Bear River Commission. For more information please contact Jack Barnett.

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