Thursday, March 12, 2009

Restoring the San Joaquin Delta shouldn't be Fish V. People

via Fresno Audubon comes notice of this lecture at the Fresno downtown library next month, about the crisis in the San Joaquin Delta, which (like so many other environmental dilemmas) is falsely perceived as being about Fish vs. People:

Fish V. People: The False Dichotomy-Free EventThe False Dichotomy-Free Event:

"Thursday, April 23 - 7 p.m.

Fresno Downtown Library - 2420 Mariposa St

Sarah McCardle Room

A talk about the collapse of the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta. Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, the Campaign Director for Restore the Delta will discuss the consequences, causes, and proposed solutions of Delta collapse. Barbara is one of the leading advocates for a fishable, farmable, swimmable, and drinkable Delta.

About Restore the Delta: Based in Stockton, California, Restore the Delta works in the areas of public education and outreach so that all Californians recognize this region as part of California’s natural heritage, deserving of restoration. Restore the Delta advocates on behalf of local Delta stakeholders with government water agencies to ensure that water management decisions will protect and benefit local Delta communities. We encourage local Delta residents to undertake actions to ensure the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta’s sustainability.

For more information contact Brandon Hill at 559.978.2369/

Hope to see you there!"

I may miss it because I have to give a talk in UC Riverside that day - but you should go, especially if you live anywhere in the Delta catchment!



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