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 – July 27, 2016

The next Conservancy Board meeting is scheduled for July 27, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Conservancy’s office in West Sacramento. The meeting will include a discussion of the Proposition 1 Grant Program and the Conservancy’s strategic plan. The agenda and meeting materials can be found here.

2016-2017 Proposition 1 Draft Grant Guidelines Available for Public Comment

The Delta Conservancy has released for public comment its Draft Grant Guidelines for the 2016-2017 Proposition 1 Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program proposal solicitation. The Draft Grant Guidelines can be found here. To be considered, public comments must be sent to prop1grants@deltaconservancy.ca.gov by July 31, 2016.

Comments should be explicit and constructive in order to facilitate the Conservancy’s ability to respond to them.  More information about the Prop 1 grant program can be found here.

The Conservancy hosted a public comment workshop on Wednesday, July 20th from 1-3 pm at the Delta Conservancy’s office located at 1450 Halyard Drive, Suite 6 in West Sacramento.  The slides from this workshop can be found here.

The Conservancy is Hiring

The Conservancy is now accepting applications for an Office Technician who is self-motivated, dynamic, and able to provide key administrative support to executive management. The desired candidate possesses excellent communication and computer skills with a proven ability to work cooperatively with a small team, handle changing priorities, demonstrate organizational skills, work independently, and take effective action. If you are a motivated and enthusiastic professional who wants to join the Conservancy, please send your cover letter, resume, and state application to Jessica O’Connor, Staff Services Manager I, 1450 Halyard Drive, Suite 6, West Sacramento, CA 95691. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 4, 2016.

Additional information can be found here: http://deltaconservancy.ca.gov/job-opportunities/

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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