DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
A California State Agency
|980 9TH STREET, SUITE 1500|
|1.|| Welcome and Introductions|
|2.|| Delta Ecosystem 2050: Identifying the Desired Future and Vision for Restoration and Recovery: Committee members will discuss current objectives for protecting, enhancing, and restoring the Delta ecosystem in the Delta Plan; provide information on actions their agencies are taking to implement Delta Plan policies, regulations, and performance measures; and discuss their vision for achieving restoration and recovery moving forward.|
A) Protect, Restore, and Enhance the Delta Ecosystem: Delta Stewardship Council staff will introduce the current Delta Plan objectives for protecting, enhancing and restoring the Delta ecosystem.
B) Ecosystem Progress Update: Committee members will present progress on California EcoRestore and learn about additional opportunities to support habitat restoration in the Delta.
EcoRestore Initiative: Progress report on EcoRestore implementation, including the recently developed Adaptive Management Framework.
Kristopher Tjernell, California Natural Resources Agency and Bill Harrell, California Department of Water Resources
Simplified Permitting for Restoration: Overview of progress and opportunities to support restoration work in the Delta.
Erika Lovejoy and Erik Schmidt, Sustainable Conservation
C) Future Delta 2050-2100: What does success look like?: Committee members will hear presentations on innovative planning processes that provide a framework for future action on ecosystem restoration in the Delta, and will discuss key management issues related to the Delta ecosystem at 2050.
Delta Conservation Framework: Laying the groundwork for implementation of Regional Conservation Strategies.
Carl Wilcox, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Cache Slough Regional Conservation Strategy and Central Delta Corridor Planning Process: Presentation on regional planning efforts.
Campbell Ingram, Delta Conservancy
Central Valley Flood Protection Plan - Conservation Strategy: Presentation on floodplain restoration opportunities in South Delta.
Mike Mierzwa, California Department of Water Resources and John Cain, American Rivers
|3.|| One Delta,One Science: Committee members will hear an update on progress related to integrated ecosystem modeling; and discuss the implementation of the 2017-2021 Science Action Agenda (SAA) and the planned 2018 Delta Science Plan update. Members will receive a request for continued participation of the Delta Agency Science Workgroup and/or other agency representatives to jointly implement science activities.|
A) 2017-2021 Science Action Agenda: Next Steps and Implementation: Committee members will receive an update from Lindsay Correa and Yumiko Henneberry from the Delta Science Program regarding the 2017-2021 SAA and discuss next steps and implementation.
|4.|| Committee Business|
Committee members will have the opportunity to discuss committee business, including the next meeting, to be held April 16, 2018.