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Deborah is a Senior Project Manager for MCRCD with a focus on water resources, groundwater, stormwater, water conservation, and watershed education. She developed the Watershed Best Management Practices for Cannabis Growers and Rural Gardeners, the first peer-reviewed watershed BMP guide developed by a natural resource agency in California specifically for cannabis growers. She has a master’s degree in ecology and environmental policy analysis from UC Davis. Prior to joining MCRCD, she worked for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, where she managed the Oakwood Valley creek restoration project, and the University of California Cooperative Extension in Ukiah, where she helped develop the California Naturalist Program. She is a co-author of The California Naturalist Handbook (UC Press, 2013).