Delta Heritage Forum

Translation Service Notice

 

In July 2018, the Commission organized the first annual Delta Heritage Forum, a full day event focused on efforts to preserve and tell Delta stories, opportunities for partnerships and collaboration, and networking. Attendees included cultural and recreation organizations, state and local officials, business and civic organizations, academics, and those interested in Delta heritage. Presentations and handouts from the Forum are provided below.

 

Delta Heritage Forum
Friday, July 20, 2018
Jean Harvie Community Center, Walnut Grove

 

 

PROPOSED DELTA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA AND DELTA HERITAGE AREA INITIATIVE – WHERE WE’VE BEEN, WHERE WE ARE – Blake Roberts, Delta Protection Commission  (Presentation (PDF))

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1

Session 1a: Developing a Vision for Historic Districts

  • Blake Roberts, Delta Protection Commission (Moderator)
  • Jim Wheeler, Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce (Speaker)
  • Jane Lin and Heidi Sokolowsky, Urban Field Studio (Speakers) (Presentation (PDF))

Session 1b: Making the Delta a Classroom

  • Erik Vink, Delta Protection Commission (Moderator)
  • Bob Benedetti, Sacramento State (Speaker) (Handouts (PDF))
  • Laura Wright, City of Pittsburg (Speaker) (Presentation (PDF))

 

HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE DELTA – BUILDING AWARENESS AND COLLABORATION

  • Stacy Hayden, Delta Protection Commission (Moderator)
  • Barbara Daly, Delta Heartbeat Tours (Speaker)
  • Douglas Hsia, Locke Foundation (Speaker)
  • Campbell Ingram, Delta Conservancy (Speaker)

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS: USING TRAILS TO EXPLORE CULTURAL RESOURCES

  • Jeremy Terhune, Delta Protection Commission (Moderator)
  • Brian Holt, East Bay Regional Parks District (Speaker) (Presentation (PDF))
  • Mayor Elizabeth Patterson, City of Benicia (Speaker) (Presentation (PDF))
  • Alexandra Stehl and Cheryl Essex, California State Parks (Speakers) (Presentation (PDF))

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2

Session 2a: Tips for Great Grant Applications

Session 2b: Storytelling for Small Museums in the Digital Age