Southern California Regional Workshop on Watershed Assessment and Adaptive Management

 

November 13th, 9 am to 5 pm; Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles CA

(Click on the presentation title to go to the "PDF" version of slide presentations. There is no PDF for McKinney's presentation, which was done without slides.)

Agenda

Morning

Welcome

9-9:30 Using watershed assessment in adaptive watershed management – Fraser Shilling (UC Davis)
9:30-10 Watershed water quality and runoff – Larry McKinney (Orange County)
10-10:30 Storm-water infiltration – Suzanne Dallman (LASGRWC)

Break

10:45-11:15 Assessment in restoration and management (IRWMP) – Hector Bordas (LA City)
11:15-11:45 Developing conceptual models and environmental indicators performance measures – Fraser Shilling (UCD)

Lunch and Conversation

Field visit to The Cornfield. Discussion of the role of restored urban spaces in watershed processes.

Afternoon

2-2:20 Upland, riparian, and in-stream habitat assessment – Sabrina Drill (UC Cooperative Extension) and California Rapid Assessment Method -- wetlands – Betty Fetscher (Southern California Coastal Water Research Program)
2:20-3 Watershed management and General Planning – Krista Slonowski (Brown & Caldwell)
3-3:30 Implementing an integrated ambient & compliance monitoring program for the San Gabriel River watershed – Suzanne Dallman (LASGRWC)

Break

3:45-4:15 Effective ties between academia and municipal government to maintain watershed management – Susan Zaleski (Sea Grant/WALUP) and Nancy Steele (Los Angeles San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council)
4:15-4:45 Recent history of multi-purpose parks advocacy in LA – Robert Garcia (City Project)