Julie is a Senior Environmental Scientist with the CA Department of Water Resources specializing in landscape water use efficiency and green building for 16 years. She has been involved in two updates of the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance, written publications, and helped design an award winning landscape exhibit for the California State Fair. She was a member of the ASABE/ICC 802-2014 Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler and Emitter Standard and is a member of the Cal Fire Urban Forestry Advisory Committee. She has degrees in Biological Conservation and Horticulture. Julie is also an UCCE Master Gardener.