October 09, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

Upgrading aging, inadequate water systems of rural California will elevate entire state

Smaller, dispersed communities struggle to meet current and future water needs Read More »

How innovative wood products could help cut California wildfires, advance forest resiliency and economic prosperity
October 08, 2018 by Deborah Kollars

How innovative wood products could help cut California wildfires, advance forest resiliency and economic prosperity

Restoration of state's forested lands will play a critical role in its overall environmental, social and economic well-being Read More »

California water and land use leaders aim to protect state’s groundwater
October 08, 2018 by California Economic Summit

California water and land use leaders aim to protect state’s groundwater

Conversation on policies to get more water in the ground continues at 2018 Summit Read More »

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state
October 01, 2018 by Nadine Ono

How to spur prosperity in overlooked rural California and benefit the entire state

Three ways the CA Economic Summit aims to improve the economic portrait of rural parts of the state Read More »

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy
November 16, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy

Summit leaders on how stronger urban-rural links and better broadband can benefit all regions Read More »

California tree die-off could help bring new life to rural economies
November 07, 2017 by Nadine Ono

California tree die-off could help bring new life to rural economies

How next-generation biomass industry could help with sustainability and economic development Read More »

New report shares how California can map out, invest in state’s valuable working landscapes
October 27, 2017 by Adam Livingston, Stephanie Larson & Daniel O'Connell

New report shares how California can map out, invest in state’s valuable working landscapes

Recommendations offer ways to ensure managers of state's natural capital can benefit from stewarding them Read More »

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind
August 21, 2017 by Bob Williams

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind

Businesses outside urban cores face distinct challenges including the digital divide Read More »

California’s future is in our hands - not in Washington D.C.
January 24, 2017 by Johnnie Carlson

California’s future is in our hands - not in Washington D.C.

Planning and Conservation League strategy event to evaluate ways to protect CA's progress in environmental sustainability and social equity Read More »

Storms put dent in drought but not the need to restore California’s water balance
January 11, 2017 by John Guenther

Storms put dent in drought but not the need to restore California’s water balance

Recent rains have been good news for state's water reserves but op-ed argues for more sustainable water management Read More »

Summit shares ideas on ending sprawl, expanding water conservation with environmental leaders
March 09, 2016 by Justin Ewers

Summit shares ideas on ending sprawl, expanding water conservation with environmental leaders

Symposium highlighted need for allies beyond usual environmental groups in effort to craft land use and water plans for sustainable growth. Read More »

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes
February 23, 2016 by AJ Hughes

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes

Key component of the Summit's outlined vision, which is designed to spur economic growth in the Golden State. Read More »

PCL meeting to tackle land use, water and CEQA
February 01, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

PCL meeting to tackle land use, water and CEQA

Water and the changing political dynamics of CEQA will be priority topics at the Planning and Conservation League's annual symposium. Read More »

VIDEO: Will El Niño dilute concern over California’s drought?
December 04, 2015 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Will El Niño dilute concern over California’s drought?

A deluge of rain won't end the lengthy drought nor the need to manage our water better says the manager of a major SoCal watershed. Read More »

Employing nature to replenish California’s groundwater supplies
July 01, 2015 by Judy Corbett

Employing nature to replenish California’s groundwater supplies

California's long drought and increased groundwater pumping has put into focus the vital benefits of protecting recharge zones. Read More »

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth
June 10, 2015 by John Guenther

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth

Harvard school acknowledges Sacramento regional program that uses better data modeling of natural assets which can promote both economic growth and conservation. Read More »

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy
March 27, 2015 by Adam Livingston

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy

Regional conservation planning tool brings more people to the table and connects disparate policy frameworks Read More »

Summit unveils five-year roadmap to shared prosperity for California
January 11, 2015 by By Paul Granillo and Eloy Oakley

Summit unveils five-year roadmap to shared prosperity for California

Plan proposes right next steps toward sustainable growth Read More »

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive
November 13, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive

Wired and wireless broadband key to rural economic development Read More »

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals
November 12, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals

Summit members weigh in on state emissions program Read More »

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