Sixteenth Annual Workshop

Habitat Conservation Planning
From Tahoe to the Bay
Ulatis Community Center
1000 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville

2018 Workshop Agenda and Registration Form


8:15-Check In, Breakfast (provided), Networking

9:00-Welcome and Overview -Dr. John Hopkins

9:20-Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

Vineyards and Riparian Forests-Groundwater Interactions-Mark E. Grismer, PhD, PE, UC Davis

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems and SGMA-Chris Lee, Solano County Water Agency


10:30-Landowners Perspectives-Operating under Habitat Conservation Easements

Steve Mayo, San Joaquin Council of Governments

Glenn Nakagawa, Nakagawa Ranches

Stephen Pellegri, Stephen Pellegri and Sons

Gino Torlai, Lemhi Land and Cattle, LLC

11:30-Lessons Learned from Implementing Plans

From Coho Salmon to the Zayante Band-Winged Grasshopper-Twenty Years of Lessons from the City of Santa Cruz Habitat Conservation Planning Process-Chris Berry, City of Santa Cruz

San Bruno Mountain HCP-Hannah Ormshaw, San Mateo County Parks

12:30-Lunch (provided) and Networking

1:40-Fire Management Plans for the Santa Clara and Placer Conservation Plans

Fire Management Plan for Santa Clara and Placer Conservation Plans
Richard Harris, Richard Harris Consulting

2:15-Finding Solutions During the First Years of Implementation-Endowments, Project Permitting and Other Actions

Joanne Chin, East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy

Mike Henry, Dudek

Edmund Sullivan, Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency

3:15-Wrap-up and Adjourn

Sixteenth Annual Workshop

Habitat Conservation Planning from Tahoe to the Bay
November 13, 2018, Ulatis Community Center, Vacaville