Written by Jessica Law (Delta Stewardship Council) and Mike Chotkowski (USGS).
Scientists, science-policy experts, and stakeholders gathered for a two-day workshop on November 1-2, 2016 at UC Davis to better understand how collaborative science is being managed, funded, and communicated in several high-profile ecosystems around the country. This Proceedings Report combines information found in the Science Enterprise Workshop Advance Briefing Paper, including an overview of each system, with abridged transcripts of the presentations, panel discussions, and audience questions and answers. The report is organized according to the workshop agenda and integrates slides and graphics used during the program.
One of the main outcomes of the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee meeting on Nov 14, 2016, was a commitment to review the EcoRestore Project Tracking Matrix and identify the specific management actions that each agency can take to accelerate project implementation and meet the timelines laid out by the Brown Administration. This review is a joint effort of the California Natural Resources Agency and the Delta Stewardship Council.