Farm Bureau to present Water in Wyoming seminar

The Cheyenne River near Douglas, Wyoming
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October 18, 2023 — The Wyoming Farm Bureau Foundation is presenting “Water in WyomingOpens in a new tab.” for its upcoming gathering scheduled for November 9, 2023. This event promises a comprehensive exploration of water-related topics, ranging from interstate compacts to water law and water development.

In conjunction with the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation’s 104th Annual Meeting, this seminar will take place on Thursday, November 9th, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The venue will be Little America in Cheyenne.  The Wyoming Farm Bureau Foundation was organized by members of the Wyoming Farm Bureau FederationOpens in a new tab. in 1982 to fund agricultural education opportunities and support scientific research needed by Wyoming’s farmers and ranchers. The WyFB Foundation also supports legal efforts to protect agriculture. The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest organization of farmers and ranchers with over 2,500 farmer/rancher member families.

The lineup of speakers includes:

  1. Chris Brown, Senior Assistant Attorney General with the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, who will delve into interstate compacts and court decrees, shedding light on their impact on Wyoming’s legal framework.
  2. Wyoming State Engineer Brandon Gebhart will take the stage as the second speaker. He will provide insights into the fundamentals and structure of Wyoming water law, offering attendees a deeper understanding of this crucial aspect of water management.
  3. The third speaker is a staff member from the Wyoming Water Development Commission, who will share expertise on water development in Wyoming, highlighting the initiatives and progress in this critical area.

The seminar is open to the public and comes at no cost. To secure your spot, register in advance by sending an email to


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Since 1995, Deborah has owned and operated LegalTech LLC with a focus on water rights. Before moving to Arizona in 1986, she worked as a quality control analyst for Honeywell and in commercial real estate, both in Texas. She learned about Arizona's water rights from the late and great attorney Michael Brophy of Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite. Her side interests are writing (and reading), Wordpress programming and much more.

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