Tag Archives: Water for the Future

CA Dairy Sustainability Summit Showcases Environmental Challenges and Solutions

A Path Forward, Together Farmers, trade groups, state agencies, academics and Sustainable Conservation staff filled the sold-out, inaugural California Dairy Sustainability Summit in Sacramento last week to showcase how the Golden State’s dairy industry is moving the needle on sustainability.  critical issues like conserving water, protecting air quality and water, boosting renewable energy and reducing…

Workshop Showcases Promise of Groundwater Recharge in Wine Country

Groundwater Recharge: Part of the Solution Something Californians can all agree on? We need to take a closer look at how we manage our water, and find new ways to be better prepared for dry times in our future. And, we need to do it together. Groundwater recharge isn’t an entirely new concept – in…

Proposition 3 Gets Our Vote

Q&A with Policy Director Stacey Sullivan

On November 6, Californians will go to the ballot box to vote on a raft of state propositions – 11 in total – from homelessness prevention, to improving children’s hospitals statewide, to establishing a permanent daylight savings time (that’s right, no more switching our clocks twice a year). One proposition in particular that’s important to…

Meet the Central Coast Growers Building a Better Water Future

A Closed Loop In California’s Pajaro and Salinas Valleys, aquifers are it. With almost no surface water coming to the Central Coast from further upstream, the region depends entirely on dwindling groundwater. As local aquifer levels go down, the space left behind draws seawater into the fresh water supply. Nutrients from fertilizer also make their…

Conversations from the Field: Adapting to Extremes

Missed the live stream of our thought-leader panel, Conversations From the Field: Adapting to Extremes? Click below to hear diverse experts explore on-the-ground strategies for managing California’s rivers and runoff to protect human health, safety, and a sustainable water supply for people, wildlife and our economy.   Moderated by Ashley Boren Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation…

A Conversation with Sally Liu

Environmental Engineer, Rock Enthusiast and Sustainability Advocate

  In honor of Sustainable Conservation’s 25th anniversary, we are celebrating the thoughts and perspectives of people that have supported us along the way. Our first profile features Sally Liu, self-described “nature girl” and Advisory Board member, who has known and been involved with us since the early days of our Brake Pad Partnership. We’re…

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