The Roberts Environmental Center (REC) is hosting the 23rd California Water Policy Conference, April 3-4, 2014, featuring current water issues and bringing all participants into the heart of the debate and problem-solving. All 5-Cs students may attend the talks and workshops for free with a mandatory email RSVP to the Center’s Research Fellow (,) however meal is additional. The discounted rate for a full registration for all 5-C students and Center’s affiliates, which includes meals, is $100, only available through the REC. The agenda of the conference can be found online at: Featured speakers include: Cynthia Koehler (Executive Director of WaterNow), Tina Swanson (Director of NRDC’s Science Center), Tim Palmer (Author, photographer), and Jeff Mount (Founding Director, Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis.)