California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot to be Keynote Speaker at Water Summit
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California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot, a key player in carrying out Gov. Gavin Newsom’s water priorities, will give the keynote address at the 2019 Water Summit on Oct. 30 in Sacramento.
Now in its 36th year, the Water Summit features a variety of policymakers, experts and stakeholders discussing important topics in water across California and the West. This year’s theme is “Water Year 2020: A Year of Reckoning.” Click here to register before prices go up on Sept. 26th. Foundation contributors of $100 or more should choose the discounted price. Or you can become a contributor and get the discount right away.
Crowfoot oversees a sprawling agency of 19,000 employees engaged in the stewardship of the state’s forests and natural lands, rivers and waterways, coast and ocean, fish and wildlife and energy development. He is one of three state agency secretaries tasked with carrying out the governor’s strategy of building a comprehensive climate-resilient water portfolio for California. The strategy aims to broaden approaches for managing challenges such as groundwater overdraft, drought resilience, flood protection, water quality issues and ecosystem health.
Crowfoot discussed his priorities for California water in our recent Western Water Q&A.
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