October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017

Council Meeting Thursday, November 2, 2017

We have a full agenda for our next Ventura River Watershed Council Meeting on Thursday, November 2. We will have active discussions on critical planning efforts for the watershed and would greatly appreciate your participation.
Please note that we will be back at the E.P. Foster Library Topping Room in Ventura at 9am:

Ventura River Watershed Council Meeting
Thursday, November 2, 2017
New Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
New Location: E.P. Foster Library Topping Room, 651 E. Main St., Ventura, CA  (Free parking behind library off of Chestnut St.)

Please take the time to review the agenda here and let me know if you have any questions.

Ventura County SGMA Forum: Countdown To Sustainability, November 15, 2017
The Farm Bureau of Ventura County, the Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (WCVC) and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District are pleased to announce a special forum focused on implementation of activities related to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) across the County.

This free forum will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott in Oxnard.

The program will be moderated by John Krist from the Farm Bureau and will include: details about SGMA requirements from state sustainable groundwater management section chief Trevor Joseph; a current update on local groundwater conditions from Tony Morgan, deputy general manager of groundwater resources at United Water Conservation District; an update on local groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs) and development of groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) from a panel of representatives from these GSAs; and opportunities for funding, collaboration and other helpful tools from Lynn Rodriguez.

Please see the attached flyer for more details and how to register online.

Vista Fire in the Ventura River Watershed
The Ventura County Fire Department is aggressively fighting a fire that started yesterday afternoon near Foster Park. The below photo is from the Ventura County Fire Department. Approximately 87 acres has burned and the fire is currently 82% contained. You can get more information on the fire at www.fire.ca.gov or www.vcemergency.com.
VistaFireAirDrop_Oct2017

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