Thank You to Our Generous Supporters Register now! *Cost: Free of Charge Sponsors *Lunch: $5 - includes on-site BBQ Coastal Conservancy (vegetarian/vegan options available) California Department of Fish and Game Central Contra Costa Sanitary District *Registration: Please register no later than City of Antioch November 8th to reserve a Contra Costa Clean Water Program seat and meal. 4th Quadrennial CCC Board of Supervisors Register online at: Contra Costa County CCC Department of Conservation & Development Creek and Watershed Symposium CCC Fish and Wildlife Committee *Questions: CCC Flood Control & Water Conservation District Email: [email protected] of theIncluding E Contra theCosta release County CCC Watershed Program Phone: Maureen at (925) 335-1209 Historical Ecology Report! Contra Costa Resource Conservation District Contra Costa Watershed Forum Unregistered attendees will be accommodated if possible. Delta Diablo Sanitation District East Bay Regional Park District Special Features East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Ironhouse Sanitary District ** East Contra Costa County Mt. View Sanitary District Historical Ecology Report ** ChangingChanging Landscapes,Landscapes, Restoration Design Group Copies of the new publication will be available for The Dow Chemical Company purchase (cash or check only.) EvolvingEvolving PPerspectiveserspectives

** Live Polls ** Bring your text enabled cell phone to Co-Sponsors participate in live polls throughout the event! Assemblymember Joan Diablo Water District Buchanan East Bay Municipal Utility Assemblymember Nancy District Location Skinner Economic Planning Systems Assemblymember Susan Friends of Antioch Community Center Bonilla Friends of Five Creeks Association of Bay Area Friends of Marsh Creek 4703 Lone Tree Way Governments Watershed Antioch, CA 94531 California Native Plant Friends of 160 Society, East Bay Chapter Friends of the Creeks ÄÅ4 L ÄÅ o To Sacramento

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Please register at Program 8:30-9:30 Registration and Poster Session 12:05-1:00 Lunch break no later than November 8th.

9:30-9:50 Symposium Convened 1:00-1:30 Evolution of the Delta & the Current Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho, Master of Predicament Connections to the Delta Ceremonies and CCC Board of Supervisors, Jeff Hart, Delta EcoFarm & Delta EcoTours District III Barry Nelson, Natural Resources Defense Council

Welcoming Remarks 1:30-1:45 4-Year Update in 60 Seconds or Less: Round 2 James Davis, Mayor of Antioch Non-profi t groups and public agencies working in Assembly Members Joan Buchanan and Nancy Contra Costa County Skinner (invited) 1:45-2:15 Getting The Work Done & More: Unique 9:50-10:35 The Historical Ecology Study of East Contra Costa Advantages & Benefi ts of Working with County: Findings and Implications Volunteers, Conservation Corps & Similar Groups Ruth Askevold, Robin Grossinger and Panel discussion Bronwen Stanford, San Francisco Estuary Institute 2:15-2:30 Afternoon break 10:35-10:50 Fast Forward to Watershed Conditions of Today: Charting the Growth of Cities and Parks in CCC 2:30-2:40 Results of Live Polls Jim Cutler, CCC Department of Conservation & Development (retired) 2:40-3:25 Recession Toolbox: Strategies for Successful Bring a text-enabled phone Watershed Projects in Hard Times to participate in live polling 10:50-11:05 Morning break Panel discussion throughout the day. 11:05-11:35 The Boulder Greenways Example: Strategies, 3:25-3:55 The Story of the Yuba River and the Future of Approaches and Lessons Learned from Watershed Collaboration Boulder Colorado and its Creeks Boulder’s Urban Creek System Derek Hitchcock, Hitchcock Ecological Katie Knapp, City of Boulder, Colorado 3:55-4:05 What’s Next for Our Creeks and Watersheds 11:35-11:50 4-Year Update in 60 Mitch Avalon, CCC Public Works Department Seconds or Less: Round 1 Non-profi t groups and public agencies 4:05-4:15 Concluding Remarks working in Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho

11:50-11:55 Remembering a Watershed The event coordinators will provide reasonable Pioneer: Nancy Stein accommodations for people with disabilities plan- ning to attend. Please contact Maureen Parkes at 11:55-12:05 Presentation of the 2011 least 72 hours before the meeting at 925 335-1209 Contra Costa Watershed Forum Awards or [email protected].