2005 California Watershed Forum

SEPTEMBER 28, 2005
7:45 am – 5:00 pm
CalEPA Building
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA

The California Watershed Network, in collaboration with the Salmonid Restoration Federation, is hosting the 6th California Watershed Forum! Please plan on joining us for this special event. This year’s forum will bring together agency and legislative representatives together with watershed advocates throughout the State to help develop an effective and successful watershed program for California.

Download the registration form. Please contact Mary Lee Knecht (mlknecht@comcast.net) for more information.

7:45 Registration and Networking Breakfast
Local watershed groups and other organizations are encouraged to display exhibits and share information. Please contact Kevin Ward (kcward@ucdavis.edu) if you are interested in displaying information. There is no charge with paid registration.
8:30 California Watersheds: View from Governor Schwarzenegger’s Administration
Terry Tamminen – Cabinet Secretary to the Governor
9:00 Bottoms Up: Stakeholders’ Vision of the Future of Watershed Programs
Panel Discussion Comprised of Local Watershed Group Representatives
Moderator: A. L. Riley, Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board
10:30 The Big Picture: How the State Envisions a Watershed Program for California
Panel Discussion of Agency and Statewide Organization Representatives
Moderator: Bill Craven, Senate Natural Resources & Water Committee Principal Consultant
12:10 Lunch (Sandwiches, salads, and beverages to be provided)
1:30 Name that Funding Source: How to Pay for a Statewide Watershed Program
Panel Discussion on Funding Opportunities for Watershed Restoration
Moderator: Dennis Bowker, California Bay-Delta Authority Consultant
3:30 Solution Session: Watershed Groups Developing Policy
Forum Participants Help Shape the Future of a Statewide Watershed Program
4:15 Forum Wrap-Up and Next Steps
Martha Davis, Bay-Delta Public Advisory Council
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