Just a quick reminder that the 2012 State of Our Rivers Symosium is just around the corner!

We have a great Symposium planned for this year with an awesome line-up of speakers representing all fou major rivers in San Joaquin County (Calaveras, San Joaquin, Mokelumne, and Stanislaus).

Click here For more information on the symposium, and to access a copy the Draft Program.


Margit Aramburu retired last fall from the position of Director of the Natural Resources Institute at UOP. She was the first director of the Delta Protection Commission, serving 12 years. She worked in permitting and planning positions at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission for 15 years. Between those two positions, she worked in private sector as a development project manager for a project in Napa. Ms Aramburu is a California native who was raised in Portola Valley and

went on her first pack trip to the Sierras at age one. She attended Canada and Foothill Junior Colleges, earned a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Humboldt State, and received an MLA in environmental planning from UC Berkeley. She is now living in a coastal watershed in Aptos, California.