Delta Conservancy Board Meeting – August 24, 2016
The next Conservancy Board meeting is scheduled for August 24, 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 process for updating the Conservancy’s strategic plan. The agenda and board materials are now posted and can be found 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.