Agriculture, Environment & Natural Resources News Briefs
Dec. 6, 2018
Webinar: Paying for Climate Change Adaptation in California
AECOM and Resources Legacy Fund will host a webinar on December 11th at 1 PM PST to discuss Paying for Climate Adaptation in California: A Primer for Practitioners, this primer is a review of key concepts, principles, and options for investing in more resilient communities and natural systems. The webinar will go over the report’s key takeaways, including recommended strategies for overcoming common challenges that can discourage investment in adaptation and resilience projects.
You may also join by phone with the following information:
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Meeting number (access code): 597 750 872
Training for Essential Emergency Management Concepts
The California Specialized Training Institute will hold a course in Emergency Management Concepts in San Luis Obispo on January 28-31. The course introduces participants to key emergency management concepts to enhance their capabilities to work in a Local, Operational Area, Regional, or State Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Course content includes Essential EOC Section/Position training, Essential EOC Action Planning, and a series of progressive table top and functional exercises.
First Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit Scheduled
On March 20-21, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in conjunction with other state entities and private partners, will host the state’s first convening of thought leaders and practitioners from state and local governments, academia, and the technology industry to discuss the challenges of wildfires and tools that can help better manage these devastating disasters.
When: March 20th, 8 AM to 5 PM & March
21st, 8 AM to Noon
Where: Sacramento, CA
Visit http://firetechsummit.cpuc.ca.gov/ for information on cost of attendance and a draft agenda. Additional information, including location address, will be posted on the site as it becomes available.
Waitlist Spots Still Available for Emergency Communication Academy
CAPIO will host an Emergency Communication Academy on January 7-8n Sacramento. Join communications professionals from across the state for this unique, hands-on training academy for those wanting to learn effective, cutting-edge risk and crisis communication tactics and strategies using lessons learned from real-world events. This is a two-day academy with robust training and presentations on day one and a field trip to California’s state emergency operations center for hands-on experiences on day two. Currently the event is sold out, but if you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.