UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Managing California’s Groundwater

Local Government Commission and the Groundwater Exchange are excited to launch a three-part webinar series to share key learnings from the Groundwater Leadership Forum’s 2020 Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) review and provide detailed guidance about how GSPs can address specific areas of interest.

“Managing California’s Groundwater: Interconnected Surface Waters and Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems”

The first webinar in the series will take place on June 7, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM and the discussion will focus on interconnected surface waters, groundwater dependent ecosystems, and engaging environmental stakeholders in groundwater planning. Brief presentations will be followed by participant Q&A.

Our expert presenters include:

  • Charlotte Stanley, Associate Data Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
  • Melissa Rohde, Groundwater Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Click here to register.

“Managing California’s Groundwater: Drinking Water Needs and Disadvantaged Community Engagement”

The second webinar in the series will take place on June 28, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM and the discussion will focus on drinking water needs and disadvantaged community engagement. Brief presentations will be followed by participant Q&A.

Our expert presenters include:

  • Ngodoo Atume, Water Analyst, Clean Water Action
  • Angela Islas, Community Development Specialist, Self-Help Enterprises
  • Amanda Monaco, Policy Coordinator, Leadership Council for Justice Accountability

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“Managing California’s Groundwater: Incorporating Climate Change and Multi-Benefit Projects”

The third and final webinar in the series will take place on July 12, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. The final webinar will focus on incorporating climate change into GSPs and developing multi-benefit projects. Brief presentations will be followed by participant Q&A.

Our expert presenters include:

  • Pablo Ortiz, Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Samantha Arthur, Conservation Project Manager, Audubon Society
  • Ryan Luster, Water Project Director, The Nature Conservancy

 Click here to register.

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