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Symposium won't be dry

  -Rivers at the Crossroads: Law, Science, Politics, and People" will bring together conservationists, agriculturalists and politicos to talk about water-use conflicts in Idaho and other Western states. Symposium organizer Marty Bridges says the meeting will give people the opportunity to voice their concerns about water-use policy directly to the heads of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, the Idaho Department of Water Resources, the Northwest Division of the Bureau of Land Management, and others. The March 18-19 symposium in Boise features Denis Hayes, director of the Bullitt Foundation, Idaho Attorney General Larry Echohawk, Bureau of reclamation head Dan Beard, and keynote speaker Charles Wilkinson, University of Colorado law professor. For more information contact Idaho Rivers United, PO Box 633, Boise, ID 83701 (800/574-7481).