Outings and Events

State of the Laguna Conference

2009 State of the Laguna Conference
Meeting the Climate Adaptation Challenge at the Watershed Scale
October 14 - October 16, 2009
Sponsored by the Sonoma County Water Agency

The objective of the conference was to discuss within our region how to plan and implement appropriate response strategies to the likely impacts of climate change on natural systems in the contexts of resource management, restoration, and conservation on the watershed scale. Using the Laguna as a case study, we hope to inspire and empower our community's resource managers, environmental scientists, policy-makers, and funding organizations to move forward together with new resolve.

2007 State of the Laguna Conference
Focus on Wildlife, Water Quality, Flooding and Recreation
March 29 - April 1, 2007
Sponsored by the Sonoma County Water Agency

The 2007 State of the Laguna Conference and Science Symposium was a tremendous success. The board, staff and volunteers of the Laguna Foundation wish to thank the many community organizations, scientists, regulatory agencies, public officials and members of the public who came together at Sonoma State University to discuss the Laguna's future. As described in Enhancing and Caring for the Laguna, our restoration and management plan for the Laguna watershed, the Laguna can be a treasured community amenity, providing water quality, flood control, abundant wildlife habitat, sustainable agriculture, and unique recreational and learning experiences. Over the four days of the Conference, we heard broad and enthusiastic support for the Foundation's vision of a restored and thriving Laguna, and commitment to being a part of accomplishing that vision on the part of many private and public interests with a stake in the Laguna's health.