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Brown Bag Lunch: A Watershed Approach to California Landscapes

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The watershed approach is a natural approach to landscape design, construction, and maintenance that transcends water-use efficiency to address related benefits such as rainwater capture; reduction of pollution, energy, and landscape costs; and human and wildlife habitat improvements.  

Please join us for a brown bag lunch in collaboration with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, California Chapter (, on the Watershed Approach to California Landscapes. We will view a short film that emphasizes the importance of permeable landscapes in protecting watershed health.  

Following that, Paul Herzog of the Surfrider Foundation ( will expand on the topic and describe California’s new Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance.


Thursday, September 17, 2015 12 noon – 1 pm

Cal/EPA Headquarters Building, 1001 I Street Sacramento

Coastal Hearing Room


December 6

Pre-Plenary Webinar