Registration is open for several upcoming ANR Strategic Initiative and Program Team events. Dates and links to more information are listed below.
Strategic Initiative conferences - http://ucanr.edu/sites/SIconferences
- Sept. 26-29: Healthy Families and Communities (HFC) Strategic Initiative Conference. Multiple workgroups and program teams are meeting during the HFC conference.
- Nov. 16: Joint Strategic Initiatives Conference for Sustainable and Natural Resources (SNE)...
Six program teams are scheduled to meet in 2015. You can register and request travel funds at http://ucanr.edu/sites/programteams for the following meetings:
- February 12-13, Water Resources PT, Davis
- April 8-10, Joint Environmental Horticulture PT and Pest Management PT, Davis
DATES TO SAVE! More information will be made available in early to mid-January for the following meetings:
- March 17-19, Joint Agronomic Crops PT and Dairy Production and Food Safety PT,...
In September, the Youth Science Literacy Program Team and the California Communities and Food Systems Program Team will meet and grant writing seminars will be offered. Travel funds are available for all of these meetings.
Program team leaders and workgroup chairs can schedule meetings by completing a short online request at http://ucanr.edu/sites/programteams.
The Youth Science Literacy Program Team will meet on Sept. 10 and 11 at Moss Landing Marine Lab. For more information, visit
The Forest and Rangeland Systems Program Team will meet May 1, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and May 2, 8 a.m. to noon, at the ANR building at 2801 Second Street in Davis.
At the meeting, program team participants will give input on UC Cooperative Extension specialist and advisor positions to propose for priority needs. The 2014 call for positions closes May 19.
John Harper, the new leader of the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative, will discuss future plans for the initiative. Doug Parker, director of the California Institute for Water Resources and the water initiative leader, will give an update on drought issues and UC's role. Bill Tietje, UCCE specialist in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy...
Registration is now open for the UC ANR Water Strategic Initiative Conference and program team meetings being held Nov. 14-15 at the Activities and Recreation Center at UC Davis.
The theme of the conference is “Water: Opportunities and Challenges.” At the conference, participants will share information about water-related research and will be encouraged to look for opportunities for collaboration.
The water panel will also seek input on the Draft Strategic Initiative on Water Plan, which will be posted at http://ucanr.edu/sites/water at least two weeks prior to the conference.
There will be a panel discussion about water competition in the Bay...