The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (Conservancy) is a primary state agency in the implementation of ecosystem restoration in the Delta. We support efforts that advance environmental protection and the economic well-being of Delta residents. The Conservancy collaborates and cooperates with local communities and other parties to preserve, protect, and restore the natural resources, economy, and agriculture of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh.

Conservancy Board approves $2.5M for Delta Aquatic Center of Stockton

Award made as part of Climate, Access, and Resource (CAR) funding from the state

March 22, 2023
WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Board on Wednesday approved a new multimillion-dollar planning project that aims to bring a world-class water sports facility to the city of Stockton, bolstering recreation and tourism opportunities in the community.

The Board approved $2.5 million in grant funding for the Delta Aquatic Center of Stockton planning project, which was proposed by the San Joaquin Community Foundation and received dozens of letters of support from institutions and community members.

The grant funding from the Delta Conservancy was made possible by the Budget Acts of 2021 and 2022, which provided the Delta Conservancy with one-time general fund allocations of $5,250,000 and $6,125,000 for projects that support climate resilience, community access, and natural resource protection activities that benefit the Delta (collectively known as Climate, Access, and Resource (CAR) funding).

The Americans with Disabilities Act-friendly facility on the Delta will make it possible for all, regardless of ability or means, to access Delta waterways in small, human-powered watercraft. The award of up to $2.5 million will go toward project design, planning, and outreach, which will enable the project to be shovel-ready immediately upon completion of the planning phase.

Delta Conservancy Board Meetings

The Delta Conservancy’s next Board meeting will take place Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.

Meeting location to be announced. 

The meeting agenda will be available after May 10 and the associated documents will be available after May 17. 

Board Meeting Recordings

Recordings of past Board meetings are available on our YouTube channel.

Delta Conservancy Announces Availability of $42M in Grant Funding

Dec. 22, 2022
WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy is announcing the availability of $42 million in new funding for projects that support Nature Based Solutions: Wetland Restoration (NBS: WR) and Climate Resilience, Community Access, and Natural Resource Protection (CAR).

The Amended Budget Act of 2022 provided the Conservancy with $36 million in NBS: WR funds to support the restoration, conservation, and climate resilience for wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Example projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Managed and tidal wetland restoration
  • Crop conversion to rice cultivation
  • Technical assistance to access the Voluntary Carbon Market
  • Planning to prepare for and support eligible projects (e.g., scoping, design, environmental compliance, science)
  • Land acquisition or easement

The Amended Budget Act of 2022 additionally provided the Conservancy with $6 million in CAR funds for multi-benefit projects that promote community access to parks, open space, nature or cultural amenities; support climate resiliency to drought, floods, or extreme climatic events; protect food and water security; protect and conserve natural resources; and support biodiversity.

Example projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Community access (e.g., parks, open space, nature, cultural amenities, museums, historical or cultural
  • sites, recreation and tourism, and environmental education)
  • Climate resilience
  • Natural resource protection


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Delta Conservancy Board Meeting Calendar 2023

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • January 25
  • March 22
  • May 24
  • July 26
  • October 25

Contact Us

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
1450 Halyard Drive, Suite 6
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 375-2084

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