Delta Conservation Framework – Public Draft
A public draft of the Delta Conservation Framework is now available for public review through November 17, 2017.
Email written comments to California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff at: DCF@wildlife.ca.gov
Mail written comments to:
CDFW Water Branch
P.O. Box 944204
Sacramento CA 94244-2090
There are also two public workshops scheduled where staff will review the document and the public can provide comments. Both workshops will occur at the Jean Harvie Community Center in Walnut Grove on:
October 30, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
November 16, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Delta Conservancy Board Meeting – November 20, 2017
The next Conservancy Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Conservancy’s office in West Sacramento. The agenda is now posted and can be found here. Board materials will be available by November 13, 2017.
The agenda includes a request for approval of the Delta Conservancy’s Implementation Plan and a request for approval of a resolution concerning an interagency agreement with the State Water Board for the Delta Mercury Exposure Reduction Program.
Community Meetings to Discuss Delta Sign Needs
Want to help improve navigation and awareness of the Delta? Help the Delta community determine where signs should go and what they should look like!
Visit CA Delta, a collaboration of Delta residents, businesses, and state agencies, will be holding a series of community meetings to discuss sign needs, locations, and designs as part of a new Delta Sign Plan.
The Delta Sign Plan will:
- Evaluate existing signs and discuss possible improvements
- Determine the best locations for new signs in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
- Design both modified and new signs for the Delta, if needed
The series of community meetings will take place throughout the Delta over the coming months and we are looking for your:
- Local knowledge of the area
- Suggested sign locations and designs
- Feedback on sign designs
January 2018 – Design concepts
Location and time TBA
April 2018 – Presentation of the draft Delta Sign Plan and sign designs
Location and time TBA
May 2018 – Presentation of the final Delta Sign Plan and sign designs
Location and time TBA
For more information or to RSVP by email, please reach out to email@example.com.
The Conservancy is Hiring an Accountant!
The Conservancy is now accepting applications for an Accountant I (Specialist) position. If you are a motivated and enthusiastic professional, with accounting experience, please view our online job posting. The position is open until filled.
2017-2018 Proposition 1 Concept Proposal Solicitation is Now Closed. Full Proposals will be due November 30.
The 2017-2018 full proposal solicitation opens October 2 with full proposals due to the Conservancy by 5:00 P.M. PST on November 30, 2017. Any applicant who submitted a concept proposal to the Delta Conservancy during this solicitation can decide whether to submit a full proposal based on the feedback received. More information about the grant program and solicitation is available here.
Delta Conservancy Adopts 2017-2022 Strategic Plan
At its Board Meeting on July 26, the Delta Conservancy adopted its 2017-2022 Strategic Plan. This plan acts as a roadmap for enhancing the Delta’s ecosystem and economy and builds off past successes to carry the Conservancy’s mission forward during the next five years (2017-2022).
The Conservancy has set three strategic goals that reflect its mission and priorities:
Goal 1: Delta Agricultural and Economic Enhancement – Promote multi-benefit Delta working landscapes and a robust Delta tourism economy, in collaboration with local stakeholders and the Delta Protection Commission, to enhance the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta.
Goal 2: Delta Ecosystem Viability – Fund and implement high priority projects that increase Delta ecosystem viability through sustaining critical habitat, restoring ecological function, improving water quality, protecting listed species, increasing ecosystem diversity, and managing for climate change; and continue to work collaboratively to define multi-benefit restoration objectives.
Goal 3: Conservancy Organizational Strength and Sustainability – Cultivate a durable and effective organization via strategic collaboration, effective staffing and management, and long-term financial planning.
To meet its goals, the Conservancy has set clear and measurable objectives and performance measures to ensure accountability, measure success, and inform future decision-making.
A copy of the Strategic Plan can be found here.