Central Valley

Draft report on restoration of San Joaquin Valley zone available online

The California Department of Fish and Game has released a draft conservation strategy related to the Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley and the Delta.

The draft report, entitled “Conservation Strategy for Restoration of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecological Management Zone and the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valley Regions,” will be available for public review and comment from July 22 until Aug. 22.

The document identifies biologically promising ecosystem restoration opportunities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecological Management Zone and the Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley regions, and it provides the rationale for restoration actions specific to each of these regions. It provides the conceptual framework and process that will guide the refinement, evaluation, prioritization, implementation, monitoring and review of Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) actions.

The draft report is available on the DFG website at www.dfg.ca.gov/erp/reports.docs.asp.

All comments must be received by the DFG no later than noon on Aug. 22. Comments can be emailed to cdibble@dfg.ca.gov.For more information, call (916) 445-1202.

-- Sun-Star staff

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