By Edited by Betsy H. Newman | November 8, 2015

Rural Connections Fall 2015

Rural Connections, the magazine of the Western Rural Development Center, is published to provide research-informed inspiration on timely research and activities by the West’s land-grant institutions and regional/national agencies as it relates to rural development issues in the region. Contributors include researchers, faculty, Extension researchers, specialists and agents, practitioners, and professionals from throughout the West with occasional contributions from outside the region.
IN THIS ISSUE: The Economic Recovery of Rural Western Counties; Community-Based Organizations Help Revitalize Forest Communities; Preparing for the Big One; Microirrigation for Sustainable Water Use; Volunteer Ingenuity Keeps Water Flowing in Bluewater, New Mexico; Rural Utah County Embraces the Area Sector Analysis Process; Pony Express Territory of Nevada; Crowdsourcing Climate Data; Imagine Guam Helps Citizens Plan for Island Sustainability; and Seeing the Potential in Vacant Homes.