In Climate Change and the Laguna: North Bay Climate Ready Highlights Presentation and Discussion, Dr. Micheli will demonstrate how to use a new Climate Smart Watershed Analyst to visualize how climate may vary in the coming years at the scale of the Laguna de Santa Rosa Watershed. Learn about the North Bay Climate Ready project, specific projections for the Laguna, and how you can support local climate adaptation efforts in concert with public agencies and local citizens. Hot tea and light snacks will be provided.
Dr. Micheli has over 25 years experience applying her technical, policy, and fundraising expertise to the design and implementation of ecological restoration, research and education programs. She completed her graduate studies at UC Berkeley as a NASA Earth Systems Research Fellow in 2000 and now focuses her research on relationships between watershed health and biodiversity. She is the co-chair of the Terrestrial Biodiversity Climate Change Collaborative (TBC3), a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Bay Area climate adaptation research initiative. She joined Sonoma County’s Pepperwood Foundation in October of 2009 as its first Executive Director.