A Holistic Approach to Water Management in the Sacramento River Basin: Ridgetop to River Mouth Water Management

Wednesday, Sep 15th, 2021

Water resources managers and the leaders in Northern California continue to advance Ridgetop to River Mouth water management to bring this region and its people to life—the farms and ranches, the cities and rural communities, the fish, birds, and wildlife. Northern California’s water is the lifeblood for our families, the fish and wildlife that grace … Continue reading “A Holistic Approach to Water Management in the Sacramento River Basin: Ridgetop to River Mouth Water Management”

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Whitewater Rafting and California Water Policy

Wednesday, Sep 8th, 2021

By Gary Link, NCWA Legislative Affairs Director “A river doesn’t just carry water, it carries life.” Amit Kalantri You look up and see a huge wave of water rising above you, your grip tightens on the paddle, you involuntarily hold your breath, you hear the guide calling out commands, but your focus remains on that … Continue reading “Whitewater Rafting and California Water Policy”

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Collaborative Efforts Once Again Being Used in the Sacramento Valley to Benefit Birds and the Pacific Flyway

Wednesday, Sep 1st, 2021

By Todd Manley At the end of the growing season, as the Sacramento Valley transitions from summer to fall, we shift from the agronomic season to the bird season as waterfowl, shorebirds, raptors and other birds traveling along the Pacific Flyway begin to arrive as part of their annual migration. Birds and other species using … Continue reading “Collaborative Efforts Once Again Being Used in the Sacramento Valley to Benefit Birds and the Pacific Flyway”

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New Proposals to Improve Permitting for Ecosystem Restoration Work

Wednesday, Aug 25th, 2021

By Todd Manley Substantial work occurs in the Sacramento Valley every year on projects to develop and enhance habitat for the region’s terrestrial and aquatic species.  In-stream salmon recovery projects, Pacific Flyway habitat improvements, floodplain reactivation and many other types of habitat projects all require environmental permits to be implemented.  There is general recognition that the … Continue reading “New Proposals to Improve Permitting for Ecosystem Restoration Work”

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