Category Archives: ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reclamation and USFWS Announce the Availability of $2.1 Million in Grants to Help Imperiled Species

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From the Bureau of Reclamation: The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announce the availability of approximately $2.1 million in grants to improve conditions for federally-imperiled species and their habitats impacted by the federal Central Valley Project. The CVP, owned and operated by Reclamation, is one of the world’s largest water storage and transport systems. The […]

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Fisheries restoration grant deadline extended to July 31

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From the California Department of Fish and Wildlife: The grant application deadline for anadromous salmonid restoration projects that address impacts of the ongoing drought has been extended, due to the recent addition of a consultation requirement. Prior to submitting an application to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), all applicants must consult with representatives of the California Conservation […]

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CDFW Now Accepting Applications for Fisheries Restoration Grants

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting grant applications for anadromous salmonid restoration projects that address impacts of the ongoing drought. Drought restoration funds will be granted to projects located in anadromous waters within coastal watersheds and the Central Valley. Eligible applicants include public agencies, recognized tribes and qualified nonprofit organizations. Funding for drought restoration will […]

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Friends of the San Francisco Estuary seeks nominations for outstanding environmental projects

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Friends of the San Francisco Estuary is seeking nominations of outstanding environmental projects that benefit the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and its watersheds. Awards will be presented to 4-6 exceptional projects at the twelfth biennial State of the Estuary Conference, September 17-18, 2015, at the Downtown Oakland Marriott Hotel. Visit http://sfestuary.org/soe for information about the conference. Criteria for Eligibility Nominated […]

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Call for Nominations: The Jean Auer Environmental Award

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The San Francisco Estuary Partnership is seeking nominations of individuals for the Jean Auer Environmental Award.  The award is given in memory of Jean Auer, a beloved Bay Area environmentalist whose groundbreaking efforts were directed particularly at improving water management in California. The award will be presented at the twelfth biennial State of the Estuary Conference, September 17-18, 2015, at […]

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12th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference: Call for posters

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The 12th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference will be held in Oakland at the Marriott Hotel on September 17‐18, 2015. The conference will include plenary and concurrent sessions with invited speakers and poster sessions. Posters can address one of the topic areas suggested below or other appropriate topic dealing with the San Francisco Estuary, watersheds, or environmental […]

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Delta ISB Draft Report on Fishes and Flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Strategic Science Needs – Public comment due by April 30

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The Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB) has released its draft report, Fishes and Flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Strategic Science Needs, and is accepting public comment on the draft report until April 30, 2015.   The report broadly examines the science focused on the effects of water flows on Delta fish populations and makes specific recommendations on strategic science […]

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Seeing into Water in New Ways: The Visualizing Nutrients Challenge

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From the USGS: The U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Blue Legacy International (a nonprofit organization) announce the Visualizing Nutrients Challenge, an innovation competition with $15,000 in cash prizes. Harnessing the competitive instinct for the public good, this contest focuses on inventive ways to organize and analyze existing data of nutrient levels in water. Participants will tap […]

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