Spring 2021 Webinar Series
february | Best MANAGEMENT Practices (BMP) In cannabis cultivation
march | water & Cannabis
Environmental scientist Christopher Dillis, PhD moderates and gives an overview of how water is used on outdoor cannabis farms, the amount of water used and the water sources . Panelist Derrick Smith of the Resource Innovation Institute (RII) shares data from the recent Cannabis H20 Report. The Deputy Director of Watershed Branch at Karuk Tribe Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, Earle Crosby, explains the legal and illegal aspects of cannabis farming and how it has negatively affected the water quality on rural tribal lands according to water sampling tests conducted downstream from illegal grows. His focus is on the restoration of Karuk cultural resources and lands. Elijah Portugal, Senior Environmental Scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), addresses the realistic limitations of natural water sources and regulations around conservation.
april | equity & cannabis
maY | preparing for FEDeral Legalization
Nina Parks, Chair, San Francisco Cannabis Oversight Committee, Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition (CRCC), Original Equity Group (OEG)
and Cristál Gallegos, a Commercial grower in AZ and CA and an organizer for Labor Rights and Social Justice in Cannabis Cultivation.