Dr. Norman D. Johns is Water Resources Scientist for National Wildlife Federation in Austin. He received undergraduate training in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Sciences from the University of Florida. He has Master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in Civil Engineering and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He also earned a Ph.D. in Geography and Environment from the University of Texas at Austin. His duties at National Wildlife Federation are to provide scientifically based input on a wide variety of Texas water resource issues at both local and statewide levels. Dr. Johns has over 25 years of experience in the field of water resources planning and management. Prior to working for National Wildlife Federation, he worked in a variety of settings including private engineering consulting firms, a Texas state water agency, and as a researcher at the University of Texas. He has authored several works on water and other environmental topics.