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The Delta Stewardship Council denied an appeal from the Atherton Cove Property Owners Association on March 21, 2019 that had challenged a proposal to build a flood control gate at the mouth of Smith Canal and Atherton Cove, adjacent to the San Joaquin River/Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel. Learn more here.
Fulfilling a key recommendation of the Council’s Delta Plan, the designation will help cultivate and retain the public's appreciation for the significance of this unique region, said Council Chair Susan Tatayon.
The Council is pleased to name Harriet Lai Ross as the assistant planning director for its Planning and Performance Division effective March 6, 2019. Learn more about her background and experience here.
Science in Action
Housed within the Delta Stewardship Council, Interagency Ecological Program (IEP) Lead Scientist Steve Culberson regularly works with the Delta Science Program to identify, track, and explain the status and needs of Bay-Delta science. Co-localizing the IEP lead scientist within the Delta Stewardship Council allows for stronger collaboration and communication between data collectors and data users while working towards the vision of One Delta, One Science. Learn more about Culberson and the IEP here.
More Delta Science Program Information
The 2018 Technical Team Annual Reports and associated materials are now available online. Review this year's reports and information about the 2019 science review here.
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Delta Science Program, with support from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, received 62 applications for the Delta Science Proposal Solicitation.