Reclaiming the Sierra

Technical Presentations

The Headwater Mercury Source Reduction (HMSR) Workshop on May 14, 2020 included a day of technical presentations.

This event will be held electronically via Zoom.

Spring Workshop

9:30 am-
10:00 am
Coffee and Tech-Check
10:00 am –
10:15 am
Overview of Mercury and Purpose of the HMSR TAC
Carrie Monohan, The Sierra Fund
10:15 am –
10:55 am
Updates on Regional Projects
Andrew Salmon, South Yuba River Citizens League
Eli Ilano, Tahoe National Forest
Cyndie Walck, California Department of Parks and Recreation
Willie Whittlesey, Yuba Water Agency
10:55 am -
11:00 am
BREAK
11:00 am -
11:20 am
Overview of Tahoe National Forest's Trapper Project
Dotrik Wilson, Tahoe National Forest
11:20 am -
11:30 am
Question and Answer
11:30 am –
11:50 am
Description of Bio-Char Applications and Utility
Tim Bailey, Humboldt County Resource Conservation District
11:50 am -
12:00 pm
Question and Answer
12:00 pm -
1:00 pm
LUNCH BREAK
Opportunity to watch and discuss Madison Brandt's Thesis Defense "Biochar as a soil amendment: reducing mercury transport from hydraulic mine debris" and Don Hankin's podcast "Traditional Environmental Knowledge and Forest Health"
12:45-reconvene and share thoughts on defense/podcast
1:00 pm -
1:20 pm
Inventory Tools, Meadows Clearinghouse
Ryan Peek, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences
Nick Graham, The Sierra Fund
1:20 pm -
1:30
Question and Answer
1:30 pm –
1:50 pm
Cultural Resources on Hydraulic Mines- Section 106 Eligibility Criteria
Carrie Smith, Tahoe National Forest
1:50 pm -
2:00 pm
Question and Answer
2:00 pm -
2:20 pm
BREAKOUT ROOMS
2:20 pm –
2:45 pm
Question and Answer
Breakout Room Outcomes
2:45 pm -
3:05 pm
Financing with the Forest Resilience Bond Model
Nick Wobbrock, Blue Forest Conservation
3:05 pm -
3:15 pm
Question and Answer
3:15 pm -
3:30 pm
FINAL DISCUSSION and NEXT STEPS

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