The 2019 Symposium will mark the 20th anniversary of the Contra Costa WatershedForum’s formation. The theme of this year’s Symposium is “A Culture of Conservation,”and it is through this lens that we will explore the past 20 years of collaboration tomanage, conserve, and restore watersheds in Contra Costa County. In addition toreflecting on the past 20 years of watershed work, the Symposium will also look aheadand consider plans and hopes for the next 20 years of watershed work in the county.The Contra Costa Watershed Forum invites proposals for presentations, posters,artwork, and field trips that explore watershed work and our Symposium theme, “ACulture of Conservation.” In particular, we would like to highlight the roles ofcollaboration, art, and technology in watershed work.
We look forward to receiving your proposals for:• Presentations – Speaking (individually or on a panel) about projects, research, orother activities related to creeks and/or watersheds• Posters – Displaying/presenting information about projects, research, or otheractivities related to creeks and/or watersheds• Artwork – Displaying/performing artwork (visual arts, poetry, music, etc.) focusedon creeks and/or watersheds
In addition to the abovementioned opportunities to participate in the Symposium onDecember 5th, we also invite proposals for Field Trips to take place on Friday,December 6th, 2019. This is an opportunity for you (or your organization/group) to leadSymposium attendees on a field trip to a creek- or watershed-related project site inContra Costa County. This is a great way to raise awareness about completed or inprogress projects.Accepted proposals will be used to develop the Symposium program. If your proposal isaccepted, you will be notified no later than October 4, 2019. To submit a proposal,please complete the Proposal Submission Form at the end of this document andsend it as an email attachment to email@example.com by 5 p.m. on 9/15/2019.
Direct questions to Elissa Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-690-4150.