Spring Summit 2024

Watch the 3rd Annual Spring Summit Video

May 18, 2024

EVENT PROGRAM

Innovation, investment, and stakeholder collaboration are driving California’s north coast ecosystem conservation and restoration at an unprecedented scale. We highlight this exceptional moment and explore opportunities that lie ahead.

 

Welcome & Introduction

Sam Hodder, President & CEO,
Save the Redwoods League

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Keynote Address

 

Trees, Technology, and Transformation

How innovations in geospatial technologies impact conservation efforts at all scales through storytelling, scientific decision support, monitoring, and evaluation.

Breece Robertson
Breece Robertson

Breece Robertson
Conservationist, Geospatial Expert & Author:
Protecting the Places We Love
 

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Guided Conversations

 
Conservation Investments:
California’s North Coast Ecosystems

including Klamath Dam Removal, Salmon Habitat Restoration,
and the Yurok Condor Restoration Program

— Facilitated by —

Paul Ringgold
Chief Programs Officer,
Save the Redwoods League

— Featuring —
Barry McCovey, Jr.,
Director, Fisheries Department,
Yurok Tribe

Tiana Williams-Claussen,
Director, Wildlife Department,
Yurok Tribe
 


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Redwoods Restoration:
Science & the Role of Restoration for Forest Health

— Facilitated by —
Ben Blom,
Director of Restoration,
Save the Redwoods League

— Featuring —
Dr. Erin Kelly,
Professor of Forest Policy & Administration,
CalPoly Humboldt

Dr. Lucy Kerhoulas,
Associate Professor of Forest Ecophysiology,
CalPoly Humboldt

Dr. Joanna Nelson,
Director of Science & Conservation Planning,
Save the Redwoods League
 


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‘O Rew Redwoods Gateway:
A Vision for the Future

— Facilitated by —
Jessica Carter,
Director of Parks & Public Engagement,
Save the Redwoods League

— Featuring —
Rosie Clayburn,
Director, Cultural Resources Department
& Tribal Heritage Preservation Officer,
Yurok Tribe

Shelana deSilva,
Deputy District Superintendent,
California State Parks

Steve Mietz,
Redwood National & State Parks Superintendent,
National Parks Service

 


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California State Parks Week

Jessica Carter, Director of Parks & Public Engagement,
Save the Redwoods League


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In Closing

Sam Hodder, President & CEO,
Save the Redwoods League

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Photo Gallery


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Questions? Contact Luz Perez, Special Events Manager
at [email protected] or 415-820-5833