Category Archives: Delta

A Beginner’s Guide to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

This guide is meant to serve as a resource to learn more about this integral place in California. Whether you have no idea what or where the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is or you work in Delta-related science or policy and … Continue reading

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Harmful Algal Bloom Season Beginning in California’s Lakes, Rivers and Streams

With the summer season nearing and recreational activities about to ramp up on the state’s lakes, rivers and streams, the State Water Board is reminding the public to be aware of harmful algal blooms (HABs). Algae and cyanobacteria, the organisms that … Continue reading

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Draft Delta Sign Plan public comment period

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is a wonderful place to live and visit, but one of the common issues brought up by both residents and visitors is the need for increased/improved signs that can help establish and reinforce the Delta as … Continue reading

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The Great California Delta Trail announces beta version of new website

Visit the beta website for the Great California Delta Trail. The Great California Delta Trail System was authorized in 2006 in response to the growing demand for public access to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta’s natural resources, recognition of the importance … Continue reading

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California Cities Sue State, Allege Secret Discussions of Water Project

Over a dozen California cities, water agencies and environmentalists sued the state late Tuesday, alleging that state regulators have been secretly plotting and discussing a contentious $16 billion water project. The petitioners, led by Sacramento and San Joaquin counties, have … Continue reading

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Delta Protection Commission offers Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge docent tours

Every Second Saturday docents lead FREE tours of the Antioch Dunes, a National Wildlife Refuge that is otherwise closed to the public. The dunes are home to the endangered Antioch Dunes evening primrose, the Contra Costa wallflower, and the Lange’s … Continue reading

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Restore the Delta Pens Potent Letter Calling for Abolition of Delta Stewardship Council

Today, Restore the Delta called for the abolition of the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) in a powerful comment letter directed at the Council’s recently released Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) on the Delta Plan Amendments that would greenlight the … Continue reading

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