Regional Collaboration Network 2024 Annual Meeting in Arizona

RCT team photo
Team picture (Image credit: NOAA)

March 25-29, 2024, was the annual Regional Collaboration Network meeting in Arizona. Great Lakes Regional Team members attending included Debbie Lee, Rebecca Knoche, Joe Krieger, Doug Kluck, and Jennifer Boehme. Participants met with local partners and tribal representatives to learn about issues of water supply, heat, drought, ranching, and land management in the Southwest.

RCT service project
Community Service Project - Assembling Heat Kits for vulnerable Phoenix residents to avoid dehydration, sunburn, and heat exhaustion. (Image credit: NOAA)
RCT weather balloon launch
Weather Balloon Launch at the Tucson Weather Forecasting Office. (Image credit: Rebecca Knoche)
Campfire at the Griffin Cattle Ranch (Image credit: Jennifer Boehme)
Griffin Cattle Ranch
View from the Griffin Cattle Ranch (Image credit: Rebecca Knoche)
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Great Lakes Regional Team members Rebecca Knoche, Joe Krieger, and Debbie Lee at the Griffin Cattle Ranch. (Image credit: NOAA)