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California’s Drought: Understanding California’s climate, water systems, history and the challenges ahead

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Carol CoxCalifornia faces its most severe drought emergency in decades. Californians have been called to reduce water, and businesses, farms, and reservoirs are running dry. As part of the NCC Science Series, Sierra College Professor Carol Jean Cox will give a presentation that outlines California’s climate, its 20th century water systems, ground water issues and California’s future prospects.

The presentation will be held on Tuesday evening, September 9, from 6:30–7:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Center, building, N-12. Come early and enjoy a meet-and-greet and refreshments at 6:00 pm.

About the speaker: Carol Jean Cox is a Professor of Geography and History at Sierra College. Carol has taught cultural, historical, and environmental geographies at Sierra College, Shasta College, and Butte College for the past 25 years.

This presentation is free, and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend. The Nevada County Campus is located at 250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945. Parking is $3 on campus and permits can be purchased at the kiosk machine at the main entrance to the campus. For more information about this presentation and others in this series, contact the series coordinator, Jason Giuliani at: jgiuliani@sierracollege.edu.

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