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How the Interagency Ecological Program Uses Data to Inform Management Decisions: Third in a Series of Three Brown Bag Seminars

The Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) is a consortium of State and federal agencies that has been conducting cooperative ecological investigations since the 1970s. The IEP relies upon multidisciplinary teams of agency, academic, nongovernmental organizations, and other scientists to conduct collaborative and scientifically sound monitoring, research, modeling, and synthesis efforts for various aspects of the aquatic ecosystem. This Brown Bag Series will highlight how research and monitoring performed by the IEP is relevant to decisions being made in the Delta. Access the informational flyer for this brown bag series here.



Seminar 3: Synthesis within the Interagency Ecological Program: Growing to Meet Increasing Needs
Wednesday, November 7, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Louise Conrad, Ph.D. Program Manager II, DWR

The IEP has conducted five decades of monitoring in the San Francisco Estuary, resulting in numerous syntheses. This seminar will discuss recent IEP synthesis efforts and how they are being used (or can be used) to inform management.



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)