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January 12 Brown Bag Seminar - Toward a Common Framework for Compliance and Effectiveness Monitoring of Water Quality and Habitat Conservation Plans
Monday, January 12, 2015 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Park Tower Building 2nd Floor Conference Room
980 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Josh Collins - Chief Scientist San Francisco Estuary Institute
Chief Scientist Josh Collins from the San Francisco Estuary Institute will give a presentation on monitoring abundance, diversity and condition of aquatic resources for habitat conservation and water quality control which will demonstrate how a new framework that emphasizes common assessment and reporting methods can support multiple objectives across the diverse Delta landscape.
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The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code §85054)