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March 20 Brown Bag – Understanding Mud and Carbon in the San Francisco Bay Wetlands, Insights for Incorporating Science into Management

The Delta Stewardship Council and the U.S. Geological Survey Present
A Series of Brown Bag Seminars that Allow Candidates
for the Delta Lead Scientist Position
to Showcase their Work

 

Mon., March 20, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PST

Park Tower Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
980 Ninth St., Sacramento, CA 95814

 

John Callaway, Ph.D., Professor and Graduate Program Director, University of San Francisco

 

Dr. Callaway’s expertise is in wetland restoration, specifically wetland plant ecology and sediment dynamics. His recent research projects focus on the development of restored wetlands, including evaluations of the importance of plant species diversity and the role of physical heterogeneity in the development of ecosystem functions.

 

This Brown Bag seminar is one of a series showcasing the work of candidates for the Delta Lead Scientist position.

 

To view the informational flyer, please click here.

 

Click below to view the video from the seminar.

 

Coequal goals

The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code §85054)