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Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Panel Members

How the Panel helps

The SI Panels help


1. Create vision, 2. Identify themes & priorities, 3. Input to Strategic Plan, 4. Hold meetings, 5. Operate a think tank, 6. Help build capacity, 7. Input to staffing needs, and 8. Manage grants


1. Collate stories & highlights, 2. Develop materials (white papers, etc.), 3. Foster debate


1. Represent UC ANR and the SI, 2. Engage stakeholders and government, 3. Raise awareness, 4.Represent on Program Council

Initiative Leader

Panel Members

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Roger A Baldwin Ph.D.
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist: Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution
Specialty: Wildlife Damage and Pest Management
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
One Shields Ave, UC Davis
1069 Academic Surge
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-4551
Email: rabaldwin@ucanr.edu
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Sabrina L. Drill , Ph.D.
Title: Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Watershed education, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use planning, environmental literacy and public participation in science.
Notes: Covers Los Angeles and Ventura Counties and the California Naturalist Statewide Program
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (805) 645-1466
Email: sldrill@ucanr.edu
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Ted Grantham
Title: Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: climate, water management and freshwater ecology
130 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
Phone: 510-664-4664
Email: tgrantham@berkeley.edu
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Dr Igor Lacan
Title: Bay Area Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry Advisor
Specialty: Urban Forestry
Cooperative Extension San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone: 650-276-7428
Email: ilacan@ucanr.edu
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Dan Macon
Title: County Director, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Specialty: Rangeland livestock production, economics, and management
11477 E Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: 530-889-7385
Email: dmacon@ucanr.edu
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Dr Max Alan Moritz Ph.D.
Title: Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Specialty: Fire Ecology and Management; Disturbance Regimes; Spatial Analysis; Fire Policy; Climate Change Adaptation
Notes: Publications via Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=A_0DKxMAAAAJ
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
2400 Bren Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131
Phone: 805-893-8747
Email: mmoritz@ucanr.edu
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Dr Leslie M Roche Ph.D.
Title: Cooperative Extension Specialist
Specialty: Rangeland Management
UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences
1232 PES
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-5583
Email: lmroche@ucdavis.edu
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Yana Valachovic
Title: Forest Advisor and Humboldt - Del Norte County Director
Specialty: Forest management and ecology
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503-6998
Phone: (707) 445-7351
Email: yvala@ucanr.edu