Restore North Coast Stream Flow Campaign
Russian River/Mark West Creek Workshop
Date: Sunday April 25, 2010-RSVP to (put the appropriate name in here for your PR)
Time: 10:00 A.M. -3:00 P.M.
Location: Alpine Hall, 5380 St. Helena Rd. Santa Rosa, Ca. or http://www.beautiful-events.com/mem/alpinehall.htm
I. Welcome and Introduction-Watershed tour of Mark West Creek tributary to the Russian River.
Save Mark West Creek-Steven Krimel and Jim Doerksen-Welcome and Russian
River watershed tour with a focus on Mark West Creek.
II. North Coast Stream Flow Project: Forging a Public Trust Movement to Get Water Back in North Coast Streams and How You Can Help
Chris Malan, ICARE (10:30-11:00)
III. Russian River Salmon and Steelhead: Public Trust Resources Past, Present and Future
Patrick Higgins, Fisheries Biologist (11:00-11:45)
Lunch will be provided-11:45-12:35
IV. Public policy, Public Trust Doctrine, Citizen involvement in their watersheds; grape growing, and politics of the north coast -David Keller-Sonoma County Environmentalist of the year 2009 and Eel River Activist, Friend of the Eel River-12:35-1:00
V. Volunteer Monitoring and How We Can Collect Data to Solve Problems
Dave Hope, Watershed and Water Quality Scientist (1:00-1:30)
Breakout Groups 1:30-2:30 PM
Coordinated Volunteer Monitoring: How You Can Help Provide Pieces of the Puzzle and Help Save Our Rivers – Pat Higgins and David Hope
Learn how to file a water right protest: Your stream is drying up! What can you do about it? File a water right protest with the State Water Resource Control Board-Chris Malan
VI. Workshop presenters take questions from the public: 2:30-3:00