Delta Heritage Forum

Translation Service Notice

 

The Delta Heritage Forum is a free, full-day event focused on efforts to preserve and tell Delta stories, opportunities for partnerships and collaboration, and networking. Attendees include cultural and recreation organizations, state and local officials, business and civic organizations, academics, and those interested in Delta heritage.

2019 Delta Heritage Forum – Thursday, June 6, 2019

Presentations and Handouts


SACRAMENTO-SAN JOAQUIN DELTA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA – WHAT’S AHEAD? Video (Third Party)
Blake Roberts, Delta Protection Commission (Speaker) Presentation (PDF)

 

STORYTELLING THROUGH DIFFERENT MEDIA Video (Third Party)

  • Bob Benedetti, Sacramento State (Moderator)
  • Delta Anthology – Carrie Alexander, Delta Protection Commission (Speaker) Handout (PDF)
  • Online Publication – Rich Turner, Soundings Magazine (Speaker)
  • Electronic Mapping – Paul Veisze, California State Parks (Speaker) Presentation (PDF)

 

EXPLORING THE DELTA AND CARQUINEZ STRAIT’S WORLD WAR II HERITAGE Video (Third Party)

  • Economic Impact of Executive Order 9066 (Japanese Removal) on the Delta – Janet Sakata, Jean Yokotobi, Delta Education Cultural Society (Speakers) Handout (PDF)
  • Port Chicago explosion – Brian Holt, East Bay Regional Park District (Moderator/Speaker) Presentation (PDF)
  • Stockton’s military past – Gene Bigler, retired, University of the Pacific (Speaker) Presentation (PDF)
  • Camp Tracy at Byron Hot Springs (Military Interrogation Center) – Carol Jensen, East Contra Costa Historical Society (Speaker)

 

DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING INTERPRETIVE PLANS: HOW TO TELL THE STORIES OF THE DELTA AND CARQUINEZ STRAIT Video (Third Party)

 

EARLY FILIPINO FARM WORKERS IN THE DELTA

  • Anita Bautista, Filipino American National Historical Society and Chicano Heritage Center (Speaker)
  • Richard Tenaza, University of the Pacific (Moderator/Speaker)

 

EMPHASIZING AGRICULTURAL HISTORY IN LANDSCAPES, BUSINESS, AND AGRITOURISM Video (Third Party)

  • Sarah Hemly, Greene & Hemly, Inc./Hemly Cider (Speaker)
  • Steve Heringer, Heringer Estates (Speaker) Presentation (PDF)
  • Michael Neuharth, Steamboat Acres (Speaker)
  • David Stuart, retired, San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum (Moderator/Speaker) Presentation (PDF)

 

LIGHTNING TALKS Video (Third Party)

  • Jan Vick, Rio Vista Army Base Steering Committee (Speaker)
  • Will Middleton, Friends of the 1883 Clarksburg Schoolhouse – 1883 Clarksburg Schoolhouse and Clarksburg Legacy Project (Oral Histories) (Speaker)
  • Maryellen Burns, Sacramento River Delta Historical Society – Crowdfunding/Crowdsourcing (Speaker) Handout 1 (PDF) / Handout 2 (PDF)
  • Robyn Krock, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy – Prop 68 Funding (Speaker)
  • Sandra Kelly – Antioch’s Fulton Shipyard (Speaker)

2018 Delta Heritage Forum – Friday, July 20, 2018

Presentations and Handouts

 

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