Napa Water Forum 2023 speakers and agenda


Sponsored by Save Napa Valley Foundation and Mennen Environmental Foundation

At the NATIVE SONS OF THE GOLDEN WEST, 937 Coombs Street, Napa, CA 94559

DOORS OPEN: 1:00 p.m.; panel starts at 1:30 p.m.

1:30Moderator Ted Grantham, PhD (Professor, UC Berkeley)
Welcome and introduction
1:40Peter Moyle, PhD (Co-founder of the Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis)
Rich Marovich (First and past Putah Creek Streamkeeper)
Lessons to be learned from the Putah Creek process
2:05Bruce Barge (President, Napa RCD)
Lucas Patzek, PhD (Exec. Director, Napa RCD)
Biological and environmental monitoring and fish passage barrier remediation.
2:40INTERMISSION and discussion
3:00Brendon Freeman (Exec. Officer, Napa LAFCO)
Collaboration within the County; a potential water district
3:10Craig Weightman (Habitat Conservation Program Manager, CDFW)
Overview of CDFW’s Regulatory Role
3:20Joy Eldredge (Dep. Director of Utilities, City of Napa)
Watershed tributary monitoring water quality sampling and analyses, and Napa OneRain flow monitoring
Collaboration with other county water entities
Plans for Conn Dam
3:40Mark Kram, PhD (President, Groundswell Technologies)
Contemporary integrated multi-modal monitoring systems
4:00Interaction between audience and presenters
5:00Doors Close

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