Category Archives: Delta

Prevent the Spread of Mussels: Clean, Drain, and Dry

From the Department of Water Resources  Published: May 21, 2019 Clean, drain, and dry your watercraft to prevent spread of quagga mussels. As boating season kicks off, DWR, California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW), and California Department of … Continue reading

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Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Awards $11 Million in Proposition 1 Grants – 2 for Marsh Creek

Combined, these seven projects involve 51 entities partnering together to improve the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The $11 million awarded in this cycle will fund the following projects. Blacklock Restoration: Phragmites Control Project ($387,440), Department of Water Resources – Test methods for controlling … Continue reading

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State, Federal Agencies Fund Nearly $10 Million in New Delta Science Studies

The Delta Stewardship Council (Council) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are pleased to award nearly $10 million to fund 15 critical scientific studies in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and Suisun Marsh over the next three years. “Results … Continue reading

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State Withdraws WaterFix Approvals, Initiates Planning and Permitting for a Smaller Single Tunnel

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today, Thursday, May 2, 2019, is taking formal steps to withdraw proposed permits for the WaterFix project and begin a renewed environmental review and planning process for a smaller, single tunnel project that will … Continue reading

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Collecting Stories of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

The Delta Protection Commission is currently collecting historical and cultural materials on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Selections and excerpts from these materials may be published in an anthology for high school and college readers as well as for those interested … Continue reading

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US Senate Approves the Proposed Delta National Heritage Area

Last Tuesday, the Senate passed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, a large public lands bill that includes the establishment of the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area (NHA). The Commission would be the local coordinating entity for … Continue reading

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CDFW releases guidance document for Delta conservation planning

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) this week released the Delta Conservation Framework as a comprehensive resource and guide for conservation planning in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through 2050. For more information, click here.

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