Blogs

Digital art of a restored ecosystem.

September 22, 2022

The Delta Plan Ecosystem Amendment: Updated Vision and Guidance for Restoration

By Environmental Scientist Annie Merritt and Environmental Program Manager Dan Constable

Aerial view looking southwest toward the Byron Road Bridge near, a reservoir in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

August 30, 2022

Smarter Gambling with California’s Water Challenges

By Delta Independent Science Board Members Dr. Jay R. Lund and Dr. Thomas L. Holzer

An aerial of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

May 23, 2022

The 2022-2026 Science Action Agenda: Prioritizing Integrated Science

By Senior Environmental Scientist Rachael Klopfenstein and Environmental Program Manager Henry DeBey

 

Participants at a Delta Vision stakeholder meeting.

April 6, 2022

Environmental Justice Work Starts with Relationships

By Senior Environmental Planner Morgan Chow

A yellow steel bridge spanning the Sacramento River near Isleton, California.

March 3, 2022

Building Bridges with Science for Communities

By Senior Environmental Scientist Cory Copeland

A collection of road and business signs in the Delta, Yolo County.

August 26, 2021

Understanding People in the Face of Rapid Environmental Change

By California Sea Grant Social Science Extension Specialist Dr. Jessica Rudnick

 

Dr. Ryan Paerl collects water samples during a harmful algal bloom. The Paerl research team will investigate the role of harmful algal blooms in Delta water and air quality to inform human exposure guidelines and mitigation policy. Photo: Hans Paerl.

July 14, 2021

New and Transformative Delta Research Funded by State and Federal Agencies

By Henry DeBey, Dr. Emily Ryznar, Dylan Stern, Dr. Louise Conrad, and Dr. Laurel Larsen

Aerial view of the Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project site, located in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Oakley, California.

June 8, 2021

Delta Adapts: Equity Through Adaptation

By Avery Livengood

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta waterway tule blowing in the wind.

April 5, 2021

Complexities: Thinking about the San Francisco Estuary during the 2021 Bay-Delta Science Conference

By Interagency Ecological Program Lead Scientist Dr. Steven Culberson

 

A flooded agricultural field reflecting clouds in Lodi, California.

February 24, 2021

Delta Adapts: Assessing Climate Change Vulnerabilities

By Assistant Planning Director Harriet Lai Ross

Tule growing in habitat surrounding the future location of the Lookout Slough Tidal Restoration Project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

January 28, 2021

Reflections on 2020 as We Move Forward in 2021

By Susan Tatayon

Habitat surrounding the future location of the Lookout Slough Tidal Restoration Project, located in the Cache Slough complex within the southern part of the Yolo Bypass in Solano County.

December 7, 2020

Delta Adapts: Creating a Climate Resilient Future

By Jessica R. Pearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two small fish rest on a numerical measuring grid before being released into the Yolo Bypass.

January 7, 2019

Science Governance: Closing the Data to Decision-Making Gap

By Jessica R. Pearson and John Callaway