Localizing california waters: YOSEMITE 2018


The LCW 2018 Conference took place in Yosemite, CA on November 6-9, 2018.

“Water is us.
When we are in the river we are building the subconscious of the next generation.”

-Sammy Gensaw, Ancestral Guard


Over the course of three days, over 54 organizations and 123 participants from throughout the state came together to connect over a broader goal of water management in California. Among the sectors represented were policy-makers, community activists, educators, designers, architects, writers, engineers and students.

In addition to presenters and participants from two other states (Vermont and Oregon), affiliates and organizations from all nine of California’s water board regions were present.

For information on the agenda and conference outcomes, please view the full proceedings below.