March 2018 Issue of Estuary News

Click here to read the March 2018 issue of Estuary News. This issue includes stories on human centered conservation in North Richmond, new radar for tracking atmospheric rivers, new thinking about how to soften urban shores,  and what the makeover of a flooded, weed-infested Delta island like Franks Tract might look like.  Other interesting topics […]

E&E News: House panel to review ESA bills

Michael Doyle, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, July 17, 2017 House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is moving forward with several bills related to endangered species. House Natural Resources Committee /YouTube The Endangered Species Act will come in for a spanking and a possible face-lift Wednesday as the House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing […]

The Bulletin – Timely News from the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture – June 14, 2017

                        THE BULLETIN                      timely news from the SFBJV      June 14, 2017              Wetland Restoration IS Working at Eden Landing Wetland Restoration IS Working Video Short #4 has arrived – Got a minute?   We love sharing the good news about what […]

USFWS FY2018 Budget Justification Cuts Funding to Migratory Bird Management and Landscape Conservation Cooperative Programs

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently released its Budget Justification for fiscal year 2018. Among other items, the document outlines the budget for the Migratory Bird Management’s North American Waterfowl Management Plan/Joint Venture Activities programs. The proposed funding level for these programs will be about $10.8 million – $2.4 million less than than […]

Egeria Densa Treatments Schedule May 29 – June 2, 2017

    Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program   Department of Parks and Recreation  Division of Boating and Waterways   Egeria densa, Curlyleaf  pondweed, Fanwort, Eurasian watermilfoil, Coontail      Treatment for May 29 thru June 2, 2017       Herbicide treatment of invasive submersed aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date […]

Water Hyacinth Treatments Schedule May 29 – June 2, 2017

    FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways   Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose      Treatments for May 29 thru June 2, 2017       Herbicide treatment of invasive floating aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date the program […]

2017 IEP Annual Workshop: Call for Poster Submissions

Call for Poster Submissions Deadline to submit abstracts: February 1, 2017   The 2017 IEP Annual Workshop Planning Committee is soliciting abstracts for poster presentations. The workshop will be held at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, CA on March 1-3, 2017. A poster reception will be held Wednesday and Thursday (March 1-2) from 5:00 […]

“The Bulletin” from San Francisco Bay Joint Venture for November 2, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   The SFBJV celebrates 20 years of  protecting wetlands for wildlife (& people)   Original Board Members at first JV habitat restoration event – Oro Loma   On October 25, current and founding Management Board members, past chairs and other key supporters […]

Release of Estuary Blueprint and Report on the Freshwater Starved Estuary from the San Francisco Estuary Partnership

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership has switched to MailChimp for occasional updates on the State of the Estuary and Bay Delta Science Conferences, and significant updates from our programs. We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming Bay Delta Science Conference Nov 15-17, 2016. Estuary Blueprint Released! After more than two years of planning and […]

NESARC files comments on FWS draft ESA Compensatory Mitigation Policy

Click here to read the comments by the National Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition (NESARC)