Monday, September 20, 2021
The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) (PDF) for the Stream Flow Enhancement Program is now available. Under this Solicitation, approximately $15 million is anticipated to be available for award through Proposition 1. The primary focus is on enhancing flow in streams that support anadromous fish; support special status, threatened, endangered, or at-risk species; and/or provide resilience to climate change. Enhanced stream flow is defined as a change in the amount, timing, and/or quality of the water flowing down a stream, or a portion of a stream, to benefit fish and wildlife.
In addition, priorities of the 2021 Stream Flow Enhancement Program solicitation will be to support projects that:
Concept Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, on October 18, 2021. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. Please see the Program page to access the Concept Proposal application form. For questions, contact the Stream Flow Enhancement Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
The California Wildlife Conservation Board has moved. Our new address is 715 P Street, 17th Floor, Sacramento, 95814. We are in the new California Natural Resources Agency Headquarters building. Though we are still teleworking, we are looking forward to hosting board meetings in the building's beautiful auditorium sometime in 2022.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Wildlife Conservation Board would like to wish everyone a happy Biodiversity Week. Biodiversity conservation is one of our Strategic Plan (PDF) top priorities as we, with our partners, contribute to preservation, restoration and access for all throughout the state. At our last Board meeting the Board approved 27 projects for $46 million. A few example projects that support biodiversity include:
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve - Brown headed cowbird
Kingfisher Flat Hatchery
Stookey Ranch Preserve
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
The Wildlife Conservation Board's 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) (PDF) for wildlife corridor and fish passage projects is now available. Proposals may be for planning or implementation projects that construct, repair, modify, or remove transportation infrastructure or water resources infrastructure improving passage for wildlife or fish. Additional consideration will be given for projects that restore or enhance wildlife mobility or fish passage across barriers whose impacts on migration have been increased by drought conditions.
All applicants must complete the online Pre-Application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on October 5, 2021. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals.
For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB Program manager, Don Crocker, at WCBcorridors@wildlife.ca.gov.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
The Wildlife Conservation Board approved expenditures of $46 million for 26 projects at its meeting on August 26, 2021.
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Physical Address: 715 P Street, 17th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
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