Shedding light on the state's complex water issues
The Water Talks program is an ongoing series of educational events designed to provide people a place to learn about water-related topics. The program goal is to increase informed participation in water management policy decisions by providing a place for community members to interact with experts who have a diverse range of perspectives and to develop common understanding.
- Held first Water Talks of 2017, “Spring Rivers Restoration and Science: Fall River and Hat Creek”.
- Launched www.californiawatertalks.org and Water Talks YouTube channel and Facebook page.
- Completed an Introduction to Water Talks video
History of Water Talks
Initiated in the Mount Shasta region in 2008, California Trout has held 30 Water Talks programs on 26 different topics, in 8 communities, with over 1500 attendees. To date, 88 presenters representing federal and state agencies, nonprofit conservation organizations, community groups, Tribes, local government, academic institutions, farmers, ranchers, timber companies and private business have volunteered their time to participate in Water Talks.