Training and Workshops for Potential Proposition 1 Applicants

Below are opportunities for current or potential Proposition 1 Grant Program applicants to learn more about the Proposition 1 Grant Program or topics relevant to successful project development and implementation.

This page is continually updated. If there are no workshops or training highlighted, be sure to check back regularly.

Navigating the Environmental Compliance Process for Wetland Projects in San Francisco Bay and Outer Coast – April 27, 2017

Who: San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

When: April 27, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Romberg Tiburon Center, Bay Conference Center – 3152 Paradise Dr, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920

Cost: $215; includes all materials, catered lunch, and light breakfast

Contact: Aimee Good, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, aimee@sfsu.edu

Workshop Details

This one-day workshop trains participants in how to better plan for the permitting and environmental review processes for projects in the San Francisco Bay and California’s coastal zone. The event draws on the combined regulatory compliance and project management expertise of the presenters and their successful experience permitting and managing wetland restoration and infrastructure improvement projects in the San Francisco Bay and central coast of California. The course will include an overview and discussion of natural resource laws typical of California’s coastal environment, as well as a discussion of how to best integrate and coordinate multiple environmental review processes.

To register or to find more information, please visit:

http://www.sfbaynerr.org/event/navigating-the-environmental-compliance-process-for-wetland-projects-in-the-san-francisco-bay-and-outer-coast-3/?instance_id=1061Registration

California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) for Wetlands – Various

The California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) for Wetlands is part of the Wetland and Riparian Area Monitoring Plan (WRAMP) toolkit that is recommended for consideration with wetland projects under Proposition 1. Training on CRAM is available online (see cramwetlands.org/training for full details) and upcoming General and Manager CRAM training classes in the region are included below:

5-day General CRAM Training   May 15 – May 19, 2017         Richmond
5-day General CRAM Training   June 19 – June 23, 2017 Sacramento
5-day General CRAM Training   July 10 – July 14, 2017          Roseville
2-day Manager CRAM Training   July 27 – July 28, 2017          Richmond
2-day Manager CRAM Training   July 31 – August 1, 2017          Sacramento

 

Salt Marsh Harvest Marsh Symposium – May 23, 2017

The Sacramento-Shasta Chapter of The Wildlife Society will be hosting a symposium on the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) May 23 at UC Davis with optional May 24-25 Field Methods Orientation at Goodyear Slough. This one-day symposium intended for agency, private professionals, managers, and students will consist of a full day of oral presentations, a poster session, and a structured Q & A with an expert panel. See the symposium flyer and the registration page for more details.

 

Riparian Restoration Summit – October 17-19, 2017

California Department of Water Resources, Urban Streams Restoration Program, the Riparian Habitat Join Venture, and the University of California, Davis are sponsoring an upcoming summit on riparian restoration and conservation in a changing climate on October 17-19 at UC Davis. View the save the date flyer.

PAST WORKSHOPS

Proposition 1 Grant Program Workshop

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife held a workshop to discuss their respective Proposition 1 funded grant programs. The purpose of this informal workshop was to provide program information and facilitate a forum for stakeholders to discuss their projects with an emphasis on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The materials from the workshop can be found below:

Workshop Flyer

Presentation by Delta Conservancy

Presentation by CA Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

Concept Proposal Solicitation Workshop

The Delta Conservancy held a 2016-2017 proposal solicitation workshop on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Delta Conservancy’s office in West Sacramento. The workshop provided information about applying to the Conservancy’s grant program, including important presentations about two critical components of successful applications: adaptive management and monitoring.

The slides from the workshop can be found below:

Overview of the Delta Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program

Delta Plan Adaptive Management Framework

Delta Plan Covered Actions

WRAMP and CRAM Monitoring for Proposition 1 Funded Projects