Water Captains: How to Be Effective Advocates in the Regional Water Planning Process, Sat, May 16

Join us for … Water Captains: How to Be Effective Advocates in the Regional Water Planning Process
A Forum on Water Management and Conservation
Saturday, May 16, 2015 ● 9am – 3pm
Hosted at San Antonio College EcoCentroRWPA_L_24x24
1802 North Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212
https://goo.gl/maps/nMRfT

Free and Open to the Public
Please RSVP for free lunch at:
http://texasinterfaithcenter.org/WaterCaptains/Events/San-Antonio-2015/RSVP

9:15am-10am – Check-in, coffee, juice & networking. Presentations begin promptly at 10am and include:
• Water in Our God-Drenched Universe – Linda Gibler, O.P., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Science and Religion & Associate Academic Dean, Oblate School of Theology
• Opportunities and Innovations in Water Conservation – Calvin R. Finch, Ph.D., Horticulturist and Urban Water Program Director, Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources
• Waterways – Kamala Platt, Ph.D., M.F.A., educator & author
• Conserving Land Conserves Water: What Happens on the Land Has Everything to Do with Our Future Water Supply – Charlie Flatten, Water Policy Program Manager, Hill Country Alliance
• Water: A Statewide Perspective—A Local Issue – Norman Boyd, Region L Member, San Antonio Bay Ecosystem Leader, Texas Parks & Wildlife
• How Does the Regional Water Planning Process Work? – John Kight, Region L Member, former Kendall County Commissioner
• Marginalization, Water Rates and the Public Service of Water Systems – Carol Mendoza Fisher, Technical Director, Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
• Panel Discussion on Fracking and Water Planning
• How Can Citizens Get Involved in the Water Planning Process? – Sonia Jimenez, Ximenes & Associates

The South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Area, Region L, consists of Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, La Salle, Medina, Refugio, Uvalde, Victoria, Wilson, Zavala, and part of Hays Counties.

Sponsored by the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy and San Antonio Interfaith Power and Light.

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