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photo - Farmer in a cannabis field How Does Cannabis Cultivation Affect California’s Water? The number of cannabis farms in California has grown dramatically in recent years. How is this affecting the state’s water? Read More
photo - Lake with Very Low Water from Years of Drought in California Video: Is California Ready for Drought? Drought brings greater risks to some sectors and communities. At this virtual event, experts discussed the latest drought, and how to reduce its impacts to vulnerable sectors. Read More
photo - Low Water Level at New Melones Lake, California Anticipating and Addressing the Impacts of the Drought With the latest drought off to a strong start, what lessons can we learn from the last major dry period—and what actions can we take to manage it? Read More
photo - Sandy Shoreline of Lake with Low Water Level California’s Latest Drought in 4 Charts California is in drought again. Knowing what’s different and what’s similar compared to the past major drought can help us better prepare the most vulnerable sectors. Read More
photo - Wheat Can Dryland Farming Help California Agriculture Adapt to Future Water Scarcity? Future restrictions on groundwater pumping to meet sustainability requirements could result in large areas of farmland coming out of production in the San Joaquin Valley. We talked to agroecologist Caity Peterson about the potential for dryland farming to reduce the need to fallow land. Read More
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