Jeff Chapman Selected
Arroyo Seco Watershed Coordinator
8, 2004 - Jeffrey
B. Chapman has been selected to serve as the Watershed Coordinator for the
Arroyo Seco watershed.
A local native, Jeff has
most recently served as a teacher and naturalist for the National Audubon
Society for the last two years. He
has developed environmental education activities for a diverse urban
population at the
Jeff said, “I’m excited about the opportunity to involve the diverse
communities of the Arroyo Seco watershed in protecting and restoring the
rich natural resources in our area.”
The Arroyo Seco watershed includes communities of
The Arroyo Seco Watershed Coordinator program is part of a statewide program of the California Department of Conservation funded by the CALFED Bay Delta Authority. The key goals of the program are to promote: water conservation, improved water quality, and community and institutional partnerships to accomplish these goals.
As watershed coordinator, Jeff Chapman will:
· Provide staff support to the Council of Arroyo Seco Organizations, a consortium of neighborhood and environmental groups working to improve the Arroyo Seco;
· Assist in development and dissemination of educational programs regarding wise water use and conservation strategies, including irrigation controllers, appropriate landscaping and other techniques:
· Train and assist with the activities of the Arroyo Seco Stream Team, a grassroots component of the watershed management program: and
· Develop internet-based resources for the ASF web site.
For more information about the Arroyo Seco Watershed Coordination Program, please contact Jeff directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.