The Bulletin Newsletter from San Francisco Bay Joint Venture for July 20, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   July 20, 2016 New Decision Support Tool available for identifying & mapping San Francisco Bay Estuarine-Terrestrial Transitional Zones Thanks to the efforts of Brian Fulfrost of Brian Fulfrost and Associates and David Thomson with San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory, a […]

Delta eNews for July 14, 2016

This issue of the Delta eNews includes: State and federal agencies launch strategy to help preserve endangered delta smelt Delta Protection Commission meeting includes Delta Plan update Central Valley Flood Protection Board meeting features AB 1716 update CVRWQCB seeks public input on managed wetlands regulation MWD Special Committee on the Bay-Delta receives California WaterFix update SWRCB requests […]

DredgeWire Newsletter June 14, 2016

  June 14, 2016 DredgeWire delivers news about dredging, ports and harbors, and marine and offshore infrastructure, right to your mailbox. DredgeWire’s editors personally curate news from original sources, giving you access to the most complete information available about the issues and opportunities shaping the industry. + ISSUES & DEVELOPMENTS + PROJECT UPDATES + CONTRACTS […]

NESARC Comments on Proposed Revisions to DFW Service Mitigation Policy

CLICK HERE to read the National Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition’s comments on the March 8th proposed revisions to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mitigation Policy. NESARC is the country’s oldest broad-based, national coalition dedicated solely to achieving improvements to the ESA and its implementation. As detailed in the membership list attached to these comments,2 […]

Delta eNews for June 9, 2016

This issue of the Delta eNews includes: DWR and Reclamation submit testimony to SWRCB Tule Red Tidal Restoration Plan is certified to be consistent with Delta Plan Seminar topic is farms as floodplain State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife hearing will discuss levee maintenance bill CVRWQCB Delta RMP TAC meeting is June 14

Whitehouse Signs National Estuary Program Reauthorization

Following up on Caitlin Sweeney’s (Director of San Francisco Estuary Partnership) Report item on the reauthorization of the National Estuary Program, the Partnership is pleased to announce that the President signed the bill for reauthorization. Here is a link to the Whitehouse statement: http://www.whitehouse.senate.gov/news/release/whitehouse-statement-on-signing-of-national-estuary-program-reauthorization

Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Control Treatment for May 16 Through May 20, 2016

FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Treatments for May 16 thru May 20, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other […]

Egeria Densa Treatment for May 16 Through May 20, 2016

Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Egeria Densa, Curlyleaf  Pondweed Treatment for May 16 thru May 20, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other conditions.” […]

Pesticide Water Quality Criteria Development for the Protection of Aquatic Life

  This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5).   The Central Valley Water Board has contracted with UC-Davis to develop five pesticide water quality criteria by April 2017. Water quality criteria under development: Oxyfluorfen Prometryn Simazine Trifluralin Fipronil   The draft water quality criteria reports will be posted […]

Bay-Delta Science Conference: Call for Abstracts

Bay-Delta Science Conference:  Call for Abstracts November 15-17, 2016 Sacramento, CA The Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference is a forum for presenting technical analyses and results relevant to the Delta Science Program’s mission to provide the best possible, unbiased, science-based information for water and environmental decision-making in the Bay-Delta system. The goal of the conference is […]