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.
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.