News and Announcements Archive

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  • March 9, 2021

Sacramento County Department of Regional Parks (Regional Parks) plans to release the Public Draft of the American River Parkway Natural Resources Management Plan (NRMP) on March 15, 2021 for a 60-day comment period. Four virtual open meetings will be held in March for the public to review and comment on the NRMP. Visit the County’s link opens in new windowNatural Resources Management page for more information.

In 2018, WCB’s Lower American River Conservancy Program provided funds to Regional Parks for the development and environmental review of the NRMP.

Categories: General
  • March 2, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board will host a virtual public workshop on March 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. for the Lower American River Conservancy Program’s 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice. This workshop will provide an overview of the program, the competitive grant process for 2021, and tips for writing a competitive proposal. All are invited to participate via Microsoft Teams.

link opens in new windowJoin Microsoft Teams Meeting

(916) 535-0984
Conference ID: 654 765 107#

Categories: General, Grant News
  • February 11, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet on February 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The public and Board members will participate via Zoom.

Please click on the link below to join the webinar:

Join the webinar
Passcode: 296965

Presentation (PDF)

See Full Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Categories: General
  • February 1, 2021

The Advisory Committee of the Lower American River Conservancy Program will meet on February 11, 2021, 9:00 a.m.

Advisory Committee members and the public can participate in the meeting via Microsoft Teams or teleconference.

Please refer to the link opens in new windowLARCP Advisory Committee Agenda (PDF) for meeting details.

Categories: General
  • January 27, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board's California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program 2021 link opens in new windowCall for Concepts (PDF) is now available. This year’s priorities include projects located in southern California*, shovel-ready implementation projects, and projects that advance the California Biodiversity Initiative (link opens in new windowExecutive Order N-82-20 (PDF)). Secondary funding priorities include planning projects and projects located in central and northern California. All applicants must complete the online pre-application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 31, 2021. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this Call for Concepts or the program, please contact program manager Cara Allen at Cara.Allen@wildlife.ca.gov.

*Southern California includes the following counties Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino.

Categories: Grant News
  • January 25, 2021

The link opens in new windowPreliminary Agenda (PDF) is available for the next Wildlife Conservation Board meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome.

Categories: General
  • January 11, 2021

WCB is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) to become part of the WCB management team and to supervise WCB staff that implement restoration and access programs including Stream Flow Enhancement, California Riparian Habitat Conservation, San Joaquin River Conservancy, Lower American River Conservancy, and Public Access. Additional details can be found at the link opens in new windowJob Posting. The closing date is January 23, 2021.

Questions can be directed to the hiring manager, Rebecca Fris at Rebecca.Fris@wildlife.ca.gov or (916) 212-5637.

Categories: General
  • December 15, 2020

Looking back over 2020, we have witnessed unprecedented challenges surrounding all of us. Here at the Wildlife Conservation Board, we have stayed the course and continued to implement our mission with passion and dedication. Recognizing the flexibility and commitment of our staff, we have been able to maintain the conservation legacy that our constituents, conservation partners and the public expect from WCB. We also realize the challenges our partners have faced and appreciate all your work in continuing to implement conservation actions throughout the state. We are looking forward to continuing our work into 2021, and our Board is embracing new conservation opportunities that lie ahead.

Here are our 2021 Board meeting dates and competitive link opens in new windowsolicitation schedule (PDF). As always, contact us to discuss project ideas and partnership opportunities.

From all of us at WCB, we wish you all a happy and healthy holiday season!

Categories: General
  • December 1, 2020

The Advisory Committee of the Lower American River Conservancy Program (LARCP) will meet on December 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. for a tour of the middle reach of the American River Parkway to view current conditions of the Parkway and potential and current community investment sites.

Members of the public are invited to participate.

Consistent with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20, the public and Advisory Committee Members will participate via Microsoft Teams.

See link opens in a new windowTour Agenda (PDF) for more information.

Categories: General
  • November 24, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board will meet on December 8, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. regarding the Rancho Jamul Land Exchange.

Consistent with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20, the public and Board Members will participate via Microsoft Teams or teleconference.

link opens in new windowJoin Microsoft Teams Meeting

+1 916-535-0984
Conference ID: 317 835 341#

See link opens in new windowAgenda (PDF) for more information.

Categories: General

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