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

Delta Conservancy Board Meeting – September 28, 2016

The next Conservancy Board meeting is scheduled for September 28, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Jean Harvie Center in Walnut Grove. The address and directions to the Jean Harvie Center can be found with the agenda.

The meeting will include a discussion of the Proposition 1 Grant Program and the Board survey results for the Conservancy’s strategic plan. The agenda and Board Materials can be found here.

Second Delta Conservation Framework Outreach Workshop – Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Delta Restoration Network will host the second of four consecutive Delta Conservation Framework stakeholder and public engagement workshops on September 21, 2016 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, at the Jean Harvie Senior and Community Center, 14273 River Road, Walnut Grove, CA 95690.

This workshop series provides the opportunity for interested stakeholders to review and provide input to concepts and work products as they are developed to inform the Delta Conservation Framework document.

Two additional workshops in the series will be held on:

Please click the link to RSVP by noon Monday, September 19, 2016. Additional materials for review will be distributed before the workshop.

Delta Conservancy Announces 2016-2017 Request for Concept Proposals for the Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program

The 2016-2017 solicitation period for Concept Proposals to the Delta Conservancy’s Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program formally opens on September 1, 2016. The Request for Concept Proposals can be found here and the final Grant Guidelines can be found here. Concept proposals must be received by the Conservancy by 5:00 P.M. PST on Friday, September 30, 2016. More information about the grant program and solicitation is available here.

Summer 2016 Conservancy Newsletter

The Conservancy’s Summer Newsletter is now available and can be found here. The newsletter includes updates on the recent Delta Waterway Cleanup, the Proposition 1 Grant Program, and the Delta Carbon Workgroup.

Delta Conservancy Board Advances 9 Projects Requesting $6.3 Million for Ecosystem Restoration in the Delta

The Delta Conservancy’s Board of Directors has voted to approve, conditionally approve, or reserve $6.3 million in grant funding for 8 projects in the Delta. The Conservancy’s Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program administers Prop 1 funding for projects that advance ecosystem restoration, water quality, and agricultural sustainability in the Delta. The projects advanced this year contribute to multibenefit ecosystem protection and restoration by restoring upland, floodplain, and wetland habitat, enhancing habitat on working lands, acquiring flood and conservation easements, and improving water management to benefit species. More information about the projects can be found here.

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