Thursday, June 21, 2018

California Wildlife Conservation Board

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John P. Donnelly, Executive Director

May 24 Meeting of the WCB

  • On May 24, 2018, the Board unanimously approving funding for 12 new projects. The approved projects are consistent with the guidelines of the WCB's Strategic Plan and mission statement. Project descriptions are contained in the meeting  Agenda (PDF). Agenda Item 9 was withdrawn from consideration prior to the meeting. 


  • July 31, 2018 - Meeting of the Lower American River Conservancy Program Advisory Committee
    Sacramento County Chambers
    700 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    9:00 am- Public Welcome


  • Climate Adaptation Program- Proposal Solicitation Period Closed- The deadline for receipt of Pre-applications for the WCB's Fiscal Year 2018 Climate Adaptation Program (Program) was May 18, 2018. The solicitation period is now closed. For more information on the Program please visit the Climate Adaptation Program (Program) page or contact Program staff at Thank you for your interest.
  • Stream Flow Enhancement and Climate Adaptation Program Meeting
    At a March 22 meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $33.1 million in grants for 22 projects to enhance stream flows to benefit fish and wildlife habitat throughout California. The Legislature appropriated funding for these projects as authorized by the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1). A total of $200 million was allocated to the WCB for projects that enhance stream flow. Project descriptions can be reviewed in the meeting Agenda (PDF). The Board also approved final Program Guidelines (PDF) for the WCB's new Climate Adaptation Program. A program specific solicitation notice and application are under final development and will be available soon.
  • Lower American River Conservancy Program Advisory Committee Meeting- The Committee met on March 15, 2018. Discussion included an update on Sacramento County's Natural Resource Management Plan, and the development of a Proposal Solicitation.
  • Lower American River Conservancy Program
    Assembly Bill 1716 (McCarty) (PDF) created the Lower American River Conservancy Program (Program) within the WCB. The Program is to provide coordination among governmental agencies in the protection and management of natural land, water, native wildlife, and vegetation of the American River Parkway. The legislation mandates that a 12 member advisory committee comprised of representatives from local and state government be established and convene twice a year.
  • October 24, 2017 Meeting
    At its October 24, 2017, meeting, the Advisory Committee approved a proposed Charter and Committee Guidelines, as well as Minutes (PDF) from their August meeting. See Agenda (PDF) or listen to Audio (MP3) for discussion item details.
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