Public Webinars: Social Science for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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06/23/2020 - 11:30am to 12:45pm

California Sea Grant and the Delta Stewardship Council are hosting a series of public webinars on the human dimensions of California water and environmental management and policy issues related to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

These webinars are part of the hiring process for a California Sea Grant Extension Specialist who will be based at the Delta Stewardship Council in Sacramento. This position will serve as a central contributor to advancing collaborative partnerships and catalyzing and implementing social science research to inform management of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region of California. The social scientist will serve as a leader in applying quantitative and qualitative social science methods to management issues.

The webinars are open to the public and will take place on Zoom. The links below will be active during the times listed below. 

Monday, June 15 2020, 11:45-12:45  
Joshua Cousins  
Engaging diverse communities around water, climate, and the environment

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 11:45-12:45 

Alejo Kraus-Polk  
Franks Tract Futures: Using map-based public surveys to inform a participatory multi-benefit design project

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Monday June 22, 2020, 11:45-12:45  
Matthew Jurjonas 
Building socio-ecological resilience by confronting environmental injustice: A participatory approach

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Tuesday, June 23 2020, 11:30-12:30   
Jessica Rudnick  
Understanding the human dimensions of agro-ecological systems: What motivates farmer decision-making and policy change?

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