Sustainable Living: Water rights settlements and the Bureau of Indian Affairs


Today we talked about water rights settlements and the Bureau of Indian Affairs with Michael Whitehead.

Michael graduated from the Patel College of Global Sustainability at USF in 2022 with a concentration in water. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts from Sewanee the University of the South in Economics and Philosophy. Now working as a federal contractor for the Bureau of Indian Affairs underneath the water and power division. More specifically working within the Branch of water resources. His current projects include a historical analysis of Indian water rights settlements across the country, and a 5-year technician training program in association with Conservation Legacy.

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