Colusa Hall, CSUChico
9:00am Panel Discussion “Music, Citizen Engagement & Water Resource Management” Moderator: Dr. Joel Zimbelman, CSU, Chico;
Panalists: Mina Girgis: Nile Project Producer/CEO; Paul Gosselin, Director, Butte County Water and Resource Conservation; John Carlon: President, Board of Directors of River Partners; Dawit Zeleke: Senior Director of Agriculture and Conservation in California for the Nature Conservancy; Dr. Anita Chaudhry: CUSC Economics Dept. representing the Center for Water & Environment, CSU, Chico.
10:45 Presentation “The New Sustainable Groundwater Management Act” led by Paul Gosselin
11:45 Music performed by The Nile Project
12:15 Lunch may be purchased – $12.50 or bring your own “Bag Lunch”
12:45 Presentation “Hamilton City Ecosystem Restoration and Flood Damage Reduction Project” led by Michael Cook and Dawit Zeleke
1:15 Load busses for Levee tour $10.50
1:30 Field Trip to Hamilton City Levee Project and other restoration projects on the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge
3:45 Laxson Auditorium: Reception and viewing of “Treading Water”, a film by Jesse Dizard.