Member Tour: Adaptation in Yolo Bypass
Nov
11
8:00am 8:00am

Member Tour: Adaptation in Yolo Bypass

Yolo Basin Foundation will guide our tour of the Wildlife Area, demonstrating how the Yolo Bypass has adapted to flood control, agricultural, and ecosystem priorities. We’ll view flooded seasonal and permanent wetlands, native grasslands and young riparian forests; and look for migrating and resident waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds, raptors, and wading birds.

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Lower American River Canoe Advocacy Outings with Friends of the River
Jul
8
9:00am 9:00am

Lower American River Canoe Advocacy Outings with Friends of the River

Friends of the River is offering AWRA NorCal members slots to join them on a scenic canoe trip on the American River through the heart of the American River Parkway on Saturday, July 8th. No experience needed, and equipment will be provided along with a short skills class taught at the beginning of the trip. Mary Maret, Natural Resource Specialist for Sacramento County Parks, will discuss the current restoration and conservation work happening on the river and how it is being managed today.

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Training Opportunity for Water Professionals: Facilitation Basics for the Complex and Contentious Water Arena
May
19
to May 20

Training Opportunity for Water Professionals: Facilitation Basics for the Complex and Contentious Water Arena

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Friday, May 19th, 2017: 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 20th, 2017: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

As presented by Lisa Beutler (Board of Directors - AWRA National; Executive Facilitator - MWH, now part of Stantec)

During this session you will learn how to …

·        Plan for and execute productive meetings

·        Move groups to actionable decisions

·        Address group dynamics

·        Manage conflict

·        Utilize group management tools

·        Build Consensus

 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for engineers, geologists, scientists, and other water professionals who are project managers or find themselves responsible for public outreach tasks.   It is suitable for all career levels but particularly useful for those that find their duties increasingly involve working with groups of people.

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