The first annual State of the Watershed public forum will be held on September 22 at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, AZ. Local and state experts will share the most current information about natural and water resources in the Upper Gila Watershed. Fire, flood, and the arrival of tamarisk leaf beetle are highlighted topics at this event. Other topics include: snowpack, climate forecasts, mining, local water supplies, and river channelization. All are welcome. Questions from the audience are encouraged.