Klamath R. Watershed Lessons for the Future in the Russian R. Watershed

Klamath River Watershed Lessons for the Future In the Russian River Watershed
Saturday May 17, 2008

PURPOSE: To raise awareness of issues facing Russian River watersheds and compare water concerns and regulations with the Klamath River Watershed

12:30 Registration begins. Poster Session
1:00 Welcome Introductions by Brock Dolman, RRWC Board Member
1:10 A Historical Perspective
Todd Kepple, Director Klamath Falls Historical Museum
1:30 How the Klamath River System Functions
Jon Hicks, Manager of Planning Division, Bureau of Reclamation
Mike Blechik, Fisheries Biologist, Yurok Tribe
2:15 Water Rights and Public Trust: Oregon verses California
Glen Spain, Northwest Regional Director,
Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association
2:40 Break
3:00 Panel Discussion:
The Question of Water: Regulatory Insights from our Northern Neighbor

Marcia H. Armstrong, Siskiyou County Supervisor, District 5
Felice Pace, Forest Activist and former
Conservation Director of the Klamath Forest Alliance
Susan Corum, Water Resources Coordinator,
Department of Natural Resources, Karuk Tribe of California
Dick Carlton, Klamath Common Ground Alliance
Matthias St. John, TMDLs Lead Engineer,
Regional Water Quality Control Board

5:00 Informal Discussion and Wine Tasting
Refreshments will be provided

Parducci Winery – HWY 101 to Ukiah, take Lake Mendocino Dr. exit;
west on Lake Mendocino Dr.; north on Tollini Lane;
west on Parducci Rd. to winery;
take winery drive to the side of winery and park in back

SPONSORS: Russian River Watershed Council,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
State Resources Agency,
Sonoma County Water Agency,
Mendocino County Water Agency

For More Information:
RUSSIAN RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL Steward@rrwc.net www.rrwc.net
Address: Russian River Watershed Council Box 3908, Santa Rosa, CA 95402