Prop 1 Grant Program Workshop – April 6, 2017
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy and California Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a workshop on April 6, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. to discuss their respective Proposition 1 funded grant programs. The purpose of this informal workshop is to provide program information and facilitate a forum for stakeholders to discuss their projects with an emphasis on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
For more information, including remote access, please see the workshop’s flyer here.
Delta Conservancy Board Meeting – April 26, 2017
The next Conservancy Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Conservancy’s office in West Sacramento.
The agenda and board materials will be available here when ready.
Delta Waterways Cleanup – April 29, 2017
Online Registration for the Delta Conservancy’s Delta Waterways Cleanup for Creek Week is now open! This year’s cleanup is on April 29th from 9 am -12 pm and there are two sites to choose from: Lower Morrison Creek or on Sherman Island. Help keep plastics and other litter out of the Delta’s waterways by signing up here!
Winter 2017 Conservancy Newsletter Now Available!
The Conservancy’s Winter Newsletter is now available and can be found here. The newsletter includes updates on the first sign postings of the Delta MERP Program, the Conservancy’s Strategic Plan, and the Proposition 1 Grant Program, among many others!
Flooding in the Delta
Over the weekend of February 10, 2017, a massive storm caused significant levee damage on Tyler Island and at McCormack-Williamson Tract. The following videos of the flooding and levee repair were provided by Judah Grossman of The Nature Conservancy.
Levee Repair at Tyler Island
Levee Breach at McCormack-Williamson Tract
Delta Conservancy Updating its Strategic Plan
On October 19th and 26th, the Conservancy held two public workshops to set its land ownership/management, economic development and water rights priorities through 2022. The presentation from the workshops can be found here. Any questions or additional comments on the Conservancy’s Strategic Plan can be sent to Brandon Chapin at firstname.lastname@example.org.