Public Interest Forums, 2019-2020: Community Land Use Planning for a Changing Climate
March 5, 7PM, St. Marks-in-the-Valley, Los Olivos: How Does Climate Change Threaten the Santa Ynez Valley?: Panelist list, click here. Moderator: Garrett Wong, Climate Program Manager, Santa Barbara County. Partner: WE Watch
1/23/2020: Santa Barbara City planning issues: Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 de la Vina Street, Santa Barbara; 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Participants will include: Rebecca Bjork, Public Works Director, Santa Barbara; Rachel Couch, Project Manager, Central Coast Division of the California Coastal Conservancy; Melissa Hetrick, Project Manager, Long Range & Special Studies, Santa Barbara; Eric Nickel, Fire Chief, Santa Barbara. Moderator: Dave Davis, Chair of the Metropolitan Board of Directors, Vice-Chair of the City of SB's Sea-Level Rise Adaptation Plan Subcommittee. Promotional Partner is the Community Environmental Council.
11/21/2019: The UCSB / IV Area: Panelists were: Dr Charles Lester, Ocean and Coastal Policy Center, UCSB; Garrett Wong, Climate Program Manager, County of Santa Barbara; Dr. Lisa Stratton, Director of Ecosystem Management, UCSB; Mo Lovegreen, Director of Campus Sustainability, UCSB. Moderator by Rachel Couch, Project Manager, Coast Conservancy, Central Coast. PDFs are copyrighted to the presenters and are posted here with their permissions.
10/3/2019: Focus on Goleta, forum at the Goleta Public LIbrary with panelists: LAND USE PLANNING FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE: GOLETA – A forum at Goleta’s Library with panelists: Peter Imhof, City of Goleta, Planning & Environmental Review Director; Selena Evilsizor, AICP Senior Planner, SB County Long Range Planning Division; Andrew Bermond, AICP Project Planner, SB Airport. Moderator Rachel Couch, Project Manager, Coast Conservancy, Central Coast.