Kate develops and implements collaborative strategies to restore water to the rivers and streams of the Deschutes Basin. She coordinates the Basin Study Work Group, a multi-stakeholder collaborative managing a $1.5 Million study to meet water needs in our rivers and community over the next 50 years. Kate joined the DRC team in 2004. She has a BA in Geology from Colgate University and a MS in Collaborative Natural Resource Management from the University of Oregon. When not working, Kate can be found exploring rivers, lakes and snow, with her two boys in tow.