California State and Federal Agencies Feb. 5, 2014 Drought Press Conference, Sacramento, at Federal Building
A media briefing was held by state and federal officials at the Federal Building in Sacramento, Feb. 5, 2014 on the drought in California. That night the first heavy rain and snowfall in Northern California occurred! Speakers were:Michael Connor, Commissioner, REclamation; Mark Cowin, Director, Dept. of Water Resources (DWR), David Murillo, Mid-Pacific Regional Director, REclamation; Ren Lohoefener, Pacific Southwest Regional Director, U.S. Fish an Wildlife Service; Maria Rea, Assistant Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service; Carlos Suarez, STate Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service; Veva Deheza, Regional Drought Information Coordinator, National Integrated Drought Information Service.