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3 Brown Bag Seminars Discussing Flow Targets and Ecology

The Delta Science Program, CDFW Watershed Restoration Grants Branch, and the Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program will jointly host: Three Brown Bag Seminars Discussing Flow Targets and Ecology.

Seminar 1: Functional-Flows and Flow Targets - Sarah Yarnell, Ph.D.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Noon -1pm Park Tower Plaza - 2nd Floor Conference Center - 980 Ninth Street - Sacramento, CA 95814

Women in Watershed Research Panelists at Floodplain Ecology Institute

Ann Willis, Miranda Tilcock, and Megan Nguyen of the Center for Watershed Sciences will participate in the Women in Watershed Panel at the Floodplain Ecology Intitute tomorrow held at the Civic Center Galleria in West Sacramento, CA.

July 11 - California Extreme Precipitation Symposium

The California Extreme Precipitation Symposium is an informal day of scientific and technical presentations meant to increase our knowledge and understanding of extreme precipitation events. Goals of CEPSYM are to improve flood risk management planning and increase warning time for large floods.

June 7 - Should This Be An Infographic? Workshop

Should this be an Infographic? Workshop hosted by the Office of Research

June 7, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
PES room 3001

May 25 - California and Israel to co-host forum on Water and Agriculture Policy

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will co-host a joint forum on shared issues related to water and agriculture. The forum will bring together Israeli and Californian government officials and researchers to address water/agriculture related issues while also exploring opportunities for future innovation.
The forum will be held on May 25, 2017 in Sacramento, registration and agenda are available here.

State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water

Fish and watershed advocacy group California Trout (CalTrout) and University of California Davis, Center for Watershed Sciences, provided key results from an in-depth report today detailing the status of 32 types of salmon, steelhead, and trout that are native to California. State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water offers concerning data about the declining health of these fish populations and opportunities for stabilizing and even recovering many species.

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