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Thursday, November 3

Plenary Session III - Maintaining & Managing California's Working Landscapes
Moderator: Leslie Roche, UC ANR Cooperative Extension Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
8:00 AM California’s Working Oak Woodlands in a Changing Environment: Keeping Carbon in the Bank
Lynn Huntsinger, Professor, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Russell L. Rustici Chair in Rangeland Management, UC Berkeley
8:30 Adapting Ranch Management to Prolonged Drought and Changing Plant Species Composition
Royce Larson, Area Natural Resource/Water Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and Santa Barbara Counties
9:00 Working Lands for Conservation: A Vital Step for 30x30
Adina Merenlender, UC ANR Cooperative Extension Specialist and Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Environmental, Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley and UC ANR Hopland Research & Extension Center

Why Keeping the Ranch in the Family Matters: The Rancher's Perspective
Steve Sinton, California Livestock Producer, Attorney at Law and co-founder, The California Rangeland Trust
Daniel Sinton, Writer and Director, The California Rangeland Trust

10:05 Question & Answer Session
10:20 Break

Acknowledgments and Introduction to Capstone
Bill Tietje, Symposium Co-Chair, Cooperative Extension, Dept. of Environmental, Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley

Capstone: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?
Paul Starrs, Writer and Regents & Foundation Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Geography, University of Nevada, Reno

11:15 Wrap Up
Symposium Co-Chair: Jessica Wright, Research Geneticist, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Davis, California
11:35 AM Adjourn